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n. pl. nar·es (-ēz)
An external opening in the nasal cavity of a vertebrate; a nostril.

[Latin nāris; see nas- in Indo-European roots.]

nar′i·al (-ē-əl) adj.


pl n, sing naris (ˈnɛərɪs)
(Anatomy) anatomy the nostrils
[C17: from Latin; related to Old English nasu, Latin nāsus nose]


(ˈnɛər iz), sing. nar•is (ˈnɛər ɪs)
the nostrils or the nasal passages.
[1685–95; < Latin nārēs, pl. of nāris a nostril; see nose]


The nasal openings: nostrils.
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IN HIS 1977-78 SOLO PERFORMANCE Desirium Probe, James Nares became a television transmitter.
3%) and regimens, applied by spray or swab to the anterior nares.
Inhalation exposures were for 6 hr/day, 5 days/week for up to 12 days with both nares open (12 days total for tissue Mn determinations; 11 days total for gene and protein array analyses).
In our view, expenditure of the district's funds on off-campus road and intersection improvements designed to accommodate the increased volume of student and faculty vehicular traffic to and from the campus that the projects will generate is implicitly authorized," Nares said.
Samples from 15 of 25 patients grew positive cultures; these samples were from the nares alone in 1 patient, skin only in 4 patients, and skin and nares in 10.
The right palpebral fissure was longer than the left as were the right external nares compared to the left.
Nares plans to begin producing hard resins in solution and varnishes for the offset and gravure markets at Akzo Nobel's plant in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands as soon as possible.
5% available iodine] USP) Patient Preoperative Skin Preparation-- reduces bacterial counts in the nares in one hour and maintains this reduction for at least 12 hours.
The aptly-titled 'Street' by British artist James Nares is the result of a week spent driving around New York, filming pedestrians on sidewalks, in September 2011.
On one hand, Genevieve Nares, a young entrepreneur from the town, said she is thankful for the establishment of the Center for she can avail of services that can help her new food business.
Widening of stenotic nares, shortening of elongated soft palate and if required resection of everted laryngeal saccules (Farquharson and Smith, 1942; Trader, 1949; Leonard, 1957).
Stenotic nares, or narrowed nostrils, are often diagnosed on visual inspection alone.