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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.
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Noun1.naris - any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
anterior naris, nostril - either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
posterior naris - either one of the two posterior openings at the back of the nasal cavity leading to the nasopharynx
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The left naris was completely occluded by a flat, tan plug of crustlike material.
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This process was then repeated using 2 additional applicators for a total application time of 1 min per naris (2 min total).