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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the nose; nasal.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the nose; nasal
  • adj. Of or pertaining to those parts of the brain concerned with the sense of smell

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Og or pertaining to the nose or olfactory organs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the nose; nasal; narial: as, the rhinal cavities (that is, the nasal passages).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or in or relating to the nose

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  • The rhinencephalon appears as a longitudinal elevation, with a corresponding internal furrow, on the under surface of the hemisphere close to the lamina terminalis; it is separated from the lateral surface of the hemisphere by a furrow, the external rhinal fissure, and is continuous behind with that part of the hemisphere, which will ultimately form the anterior end of the temporal lobe.

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  • The anterior rhinal fissure, which is present in the early human foetus, vanishes (almost, if not altogether) in the adult.

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  • Hyperintense areas were identified in the neocortex, rhinal and piriform cortices, as well as in the hippocampus and anteromedial thalamus.

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  • Part of the posterior rhinal fissure is always present in the 'incisura temporalis,' and sometimes, especially in some of the non-European races, the whole of the posterior rhinal fissure is retained in that typical form which we find in the anthropoid apes. "

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