anterior naris


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Noun1.anterior naris - either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the noseanterior naris - either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
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"
naris - any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx
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Douche solution is sucked into the nasal delivery device (red rubber bulb and 20 mL plastic syringe) and the crusts in the post-operative nasal cavity were flushed out by inserting tip of the device in to anterior naris. Patients were cautioned that initial use of nasal douching may cause tickling sensation of the nose and sometimes mild spot bleeding can be noticed in the discharged douche solution.
Most airway resistance was located from the anterior part of the nasal cavity, namely the anterior naris, to the anterior portion of inferior turbinate, where the pressure dropped dramatically.
Nostrils close together, separated by a nasal barbel, the anterior naris being a complete tube-like membrane, while posterior naris being an incomplete tube whose anterior edge basally connects to nasal barbel; posterior rim of posterior narial membrane with notch.

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