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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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This process was then repeated using 2 additional applicators for a total application time of 1 min per naris (2 min total).
A series of events were conducted on the occasion with pomp and gaiety and were attended by a large number of serving and retired officers, veterans and Veer Naris.
who was joined in the ring by Games and Amusements Board Chairman Abraham Kahlil Mitra and boxing benefactor Naris Singwangcha from Thailand.
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The Sahara Hostel would provide relief to the Veer naris to help them tide over the difficult times that arise consequent to the demise of the naval personnel.
A 63-year-old woman presented for evaluation of an 8-month history of a bloody nasal discharge from the posterior naris.
Connecting NARIs to farmers in the private sector through extension services and commercialization projects would result in agricultural entrepreneurship.
Abstract: An adult male hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) that presented for acute onset nasal discharge and dyspnea had purulent discharge from the right naris and serosanguineous discharge from the left naris on physical examination.
The first location was the anterior naris, a relatively dry skin-like patch of tissue located near the nostril.
Protesters in Karakol town threaten to set the car with Issyk-Kul region governor Emilbek Kaptagaev on fire in case police attempt to disperse the rally, one of organizers, Naris Kalchaev, said.
The society noted that some of its key members, Afnan Al Zayani for business societies, Huda Janahi for leadership in business; Khatoon Al Ansari for internal design, Amal Al Moayyed for family business and Naris Kamber for entrepreneurship were shortlisted and recognised for their achievements.
To underscore the effectiveness of Advanced Revival, Cutex cites consumer research conducted last year that shows 86% of the women surveyed found that the product did a better job conditioning and strengthening their naris than their other nail polish removers.