Nasal

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Nasal /ˈnzəl/ is an adjective referring to the nose, part of human or animal anatomy. It may also be shorthand for the following uses in combination:

  • With reference to the human nose:
  • With reference to phonetics:
  • With reference to the nose of humans or other animals:
    • Nasal bone, two small oblong bones placed side by side at the middle and upper part of the face, and form, by their junction, "the bridge" of the nose
    • Nasal cavity, a large air filled space above and behind the nose in the middle of the face
    • Nasal concha, a long, narrow and curled bone shelf which protrudes into the breathing passage of the nose
    • Nasal scale of reptiles

Other uses[edit]

  • Nasal, the medieval term for the nose guard of a helmet, such as in a nasal helm
  • Năsal, a village in Țaga Commune, Cluj County, Romania
  • Nasal language, Sumatra

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