nasal cavity


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Noun1.nasal cavity - either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynxnasal cavity - either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
neuroepithelium - epithelium associated with special sense organs and containing sensory nerve endings
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
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Nerve fibres progress from the receptors through tiny holes in the roof of the nasal cavity and come together to form two structures called the olfactory bulbs.
Nasal endoscopic examination revealed purulent secretion and a left sided mass which totally obstructed the nasal cavity.
It is therefore difficult to say whether HHV-6 does travel along the nerves located in the nasal cavity and into the brain.
The fluid then flows down the tear duct and into your nasal cavity.
RhinoChill uses the nasal cavity, which is the body's natural heat exchanger and is in close proximity to the brain.
While exhaling into the device, the soft palate automatically closes off the nasal cavity completely.
2) Although most of the minor salivary glands are located in the lateral wall, pleomorphic adenoma of the nasal cavity usually originates in the nasal septum.
3) A review of evidence for human in vivo drug deposition patterns in different regions of the nose with devices intended to provide reliable and efficient drug delivery to upper/posterior nerve structures deep in the nasal cavity.
When you inhale near a bunch of Valentine's Day roses, the flowers' odor molecules enter your nose and travel to the olfactory epithelium (eh-puh-thee-lee-um), a membrane located at the roof of your nasal cavity (see Nuts & Bolts, below).
DeGroodt also will demonstrate ViaNase(TM), an advanced nasal drug delivery system that can optimally saturate the entire nasal cavity and deliver drugs to the paranasal sinuses.
Anatomical studies had shown that olfactory neurons project hairlike cilia into the nasal cavity.