Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining or relating to the parts forming the outer or lateral boundaries of the nostrils. See alæ nasi, under ala.
  • noun A lateral cartilage of the nasal region of the skull of an embryonic bird, in which is situated the external nostril.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to expansions of the nasal bone or cartilage.

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  • adjective anatomy Pertaining to expansions of the nasal bone or cartilage.

Etymologies

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Latin ala wing + English nasal.

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