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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.


(ˈnɛərɪəl) ,




(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the nares
[C19: from Latin nāris nostril]
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Adj.1.narial - of or relating to or near the nares
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Ek tractor narial chadh chuke hain Saifai mein Shivpal ke ghar par.
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.
Teams of Enforcement Directorate during antiencroachment operations in Markaz G11, Markaz G9, near PIMS hospital and Margalla Narial area of Bari Imam confiscated two (02) trucks of encroached material and also demolished two illegally constructed boundary walls on CDA land.