nasal bone


nasal bone
nasal bone n either of two bones of the skull of vertebrates above the fishes that lie in front of the frontal bones and in humans are oblong in shape forming by their junction the bridge of the nose and partly covering the nasal cavity

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either of a pair of narrow oblong bones that together form the bridge and root of the nose. See skull.

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os nasale.

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