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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By cunning operations on tongue, throat, larynx, and nasal cavities a man's whole enunciation and manner of speech could be changed.
Under local anaesthesia, 0 degree rigid nasal endoscope was used for inspection of the nasal cavities.
Polypous masses in both nasal cavities were resected endoscopically, and they were histologically diagnosed as COREAH.
The nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses are rarely affected by primary NHL.
When nasal breathing is compromised and oral breathing becomes predominant, the airflow and pressure in the oral and nasal cavities are modified, causing alterations in the development of these structures.
Lindsey (1906) reported the first case of bilateral supernumerary nostril, in that case external openings of supernumerary nostrils were situated above the normal nostril and the accessory nasal cavities communicated with the ipsilateral nasal cavities.
WASHING NASAL CAVITIES IS PROVEN TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF SINUS-RELATED INFECTIONS, according to officials at Oasis Nasal Spray, a company that manufactures nasal spray and wash products.
schenckii was isolated from the oral and or nasal cavities of 10 of 101 apparently healthy cats that lived with other cats with sporotrichosis.
The deadly H5NI strain of bird flu virus has been found in the nasal cavities of pigs in and around Vietnam's capital Hanoi, a U.
He notes that dinosaurs often had extensive nasal cavities jam-packed with intricate networks of large blood vessels.
In contrast, most of the available cohort and case-control studies of cancer of the nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses have shown increased risks associated with exposure to wood dust (20), and occupational exposures to wood dust are considered carcinogenic to humans.