posterior naris


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Noun1.posterior naris - either one of the two posterior openings at the back of the nasal cavity leading to the nasopharynx
naris - any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx
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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.
A 63-year-old woman presented for evaluation of an 8-month history of a bloody nasal discharge from the posterior naris. Nasal endoscopy detected a slight eminence approximately 0.5 cm in diameter in the right nasal floor.
S was the nasal surface area, V was the nasal cavity volume, l was the length between anterior naris and posterior naris, and Q was the airflow flux.

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