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Wednesday 28 May 2003

Adj. nasal

WKP

Definition : The visible part of the human nose is the protruding part of the face that bears the nostrils. The shape of the nose is determined by the nasal bones and the nasal cartilages, including the septal cartilage (which separates the nostrils) and the upper and lower lateral cartilages.

Components

- nasal bridge
- nasal crest
- nostrils

Anomalies

- anomalies of nasal size

- upturned nose
- lateralized proboschis