nasal bone

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Noun1.nasal bone - an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nosenasal bone - an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
rhinion - the anterior tip at the end of the suture of the nasal bones
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
bridge - the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose; "her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"
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A broken nose, properly called a nasal bone fracture, is as common as tonight's bar brawl.
a) Length of nasal bone (Lna): Distance from the central point of the fronto-nasal suture to the rostral end of the internasal suture.
Rudy was expected to miss the match after sustaining a nasal bone fracture in the opening half of Germany's dramatic late win over Sweden but could play if needed.
Background: The most common site of fracture in face is nasal bones. The objective of the study was to evaluate the use of x-rays of nasal bone in nasal trauma especially in children.
The packing method using paraffin mesh or Vaseline gauze after the reduction of a nasal bone can trigger symptoms such as nasal obstruction, mucosal adhesion, sleep disturbance, headache, mouth dryness and dysphagia.
Soft-tissue trauma in particular may lead to prolonged edema and ecchymosis, as well as apparent irregularities in nasal bone owing to the thin overlying skin.
Deep vertical growth may be limited by underlying nasal bone in the dorsum but less so by the soft tissue of the nasal tip," Ms.
A computed tomography scan of the skull demonstrated a mixed-density soft tissue mass with extensive destruction of the right nasal bone, hard palate, maxilla, and frontal bone.
Conclusion: Crepitation of nasal bone, deviation of nasal axis and swelling of the nasal dorsum were significantly correlated with plain X-ray imaging that had a positive finding of fracture.
Aims: To study the clinical interest of fetal nasal bone length in predicting adverse pregnancy outcomes in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Incorporation of assessment of nasal bone, tricuspid blood flow, and ductus venosus (DV) waveform to the combined test increases the detection rate to approximately 93-96% with a FPR of 2.5 percent.
Additional reference tables are now available for Umbilical Doppler PI, RI and S/D indices, Ductus Arteriosus PSV and Nasal Bone measurements.