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.
Posterior naris rounded to oval, placed above and forward of anterior margin of eye.

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