alinasal


alinasal
Relating to the wings of the nose (alae nasi), or flaring portions of the nostrils. [L. ala, + nasus, nose]

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ali·na·sal .ā-lə-'nā-zəl, 'ā-lə-., .al-ə-', 'al-ə-. adj relating to the nasal alae

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ali·na·sal (al″ĭ-naґsəl) pertaining to the ala nasi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Alinasal — Al i*na sal, a. [L. ala wing + E. nasal.] (Anat.) Pertaining to expansions of the nasal bone or cartilage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alinasal — ali·na·sal …   English syllables

  • alinasal — |ālə| , |al adjective Etymology: ali + nasal : relating to the lateral portions of the nose …   Useful english dictionary

  • ali- — combining form Etymology: Latin, from ala more at aisle 1. : wing aliform alitrunk …   Useful english dictionary