nasal spine


nasal spine
nasal spine n any of several median bony processes adjacent to the nasal passages: as
a) ANTERIOR NASAL SPINE
b) POSTERIOR NASAL SPINE

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Nasal spine — The nasal spine may refer to: Anterior nasal spine Posterior nasal spine This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to poi …   Wikipedia

  • nasal spine anterior — 1. spina nasalis anterior maxillae. 2. a cephalometric landmark: the tip of this spine as seen on the x ray film in norma lateralis …   Medical dictionary

  • nasal spine posterior — spina nasalis posterior ossis palatini …   Medical dictionary

  • nasal spine of frontal bone — spina nasalis ossis frontalis …   Medical dictionary

  • nasal spine of palatine bone — spina nasalis posterior ossis palatini …   Medical dictionary

  • nasal spine of palatine bone posterior — spina nasalis posterior ossis palatini …   Medical dictionary

  • Anterior nasal spine — Infobox Bone Name = Anterior nasal spine Latin = spina nasalis anterior maxillae GraySubject = 38 GrayPage = 158 Caption = Left maxilla. Nasal surface. (Anterior nasal spine labeled at bottom right.) Caption2 = The skull from the front. (Anterior …   Wikipedia

  • Posterior nasal spine — Infobox Bone Name = Posterior nasal spine Latin = s. nasalis posterior ossis palatini GraySubject = 41 GrayPage = 167 Caption = Left palatine bone. Posterior aspect. Enlarged. (Posterior nasal spine labeled at bottom right.) Caption2 = Roof,… …   Wikipedia

  • anterior nasal spine — n the nasal spine that is formed by the union of processes of the two premaxillae and projects upward between the anterior nares …   Medical dictionary


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