Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of naris.

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

  • noun plural (Anat.) The nostrils or nasal openings, -- the anterior nares being the external or proper nostrils, and the posterior nares, the openings of the nasal cavities into the mouth or pharynx.

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  • noun Plural form of naris.

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Examples

  • Paul (1987a, b) seems to have been the first to reject the scavenging hypothesis, at least in print, stating of Quetzalcoatlus that ‘Its slender, two-meter beak, with only thin bars around the external nares, is too weak for regular scavenging’ (p. 20).

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  • Located between the tip of the snout and the eye on each side of the head are two small openings called the nares analogous to nostrils.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Located between the tip of the snout and the eye on each side of the head are two small openings called the nares analogous to nostrils.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Located between the tip of the snout and the eye on each side of the head are two small openings called the nares analogous to nostrils.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Located between the tip of the snout and the eye on each side of the head are two small openings called the nares analogous to nostrils.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • As in the other photos, the two spots above the fish's mouth are are olfactory organs called nares, which are analogous to human nostrils. sponsored by

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  • The two spots above the fish's mouth are olfactory organs called nares, which are analogous to human nostrils.

    Spero News

  • The two spots above the fish's mouth are olfactory organs called nares, which are analogous to human nostrils.

    Spero News

  • As in the other photos, the two spots above the fish's mouth are are olfactory organs called nares, which are analogous to human nostrils. sponsored by

    Spero News

  • The two spots above the fish's mouth are olfactory organs called nares, which are analogous to human nostrils.

    Spero News

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  • nares nostrils

    January 13, 2007