What does Nares mean?

Nares meaning in Medical Dictionary

The nostrils.


Nares meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"nostrils," 1690s, from Latin nares, plural of naris "nostril," from PIE root *nas- (view nose (n.)).


Nares meaning in General Dictionary

The nostrils or nasal spaces, -- the anterior nares becoming the outside or correct nostrils, plus the posterior nares, the open positions for the nasal cavities into the lips or pharynx.


Nares meaning in General Dictionary

(n. pl.) The nostrils or nasal spaces, -- the anterior nares becoming the additional or proper nostrils, therefore the posterior nares, the open positions associated with the nasal cavities into the lips or pharynx.


Sentence Examples with the word Nares

But the dentition of the palate is very different; the small teeth, which are in a single row, as in the jaws, form a long transverse, continuous or interrupted series behind the inner nares or choanae.

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