posterior naris

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(kō'an-ă, kō'an-ē), Avoid the mispronunciation choa'na. Avoid the redundant phrase posterior choana(e).
The right or left opening from the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx.
[Mod. L. fr. G. choanē, a funnel]

posterior naris

The opening between the nasal cavity and the nasopharynx.
See also: naris
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