Definition of Nares

1. n. pl. 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.



Definition of Nares

1. Noun. (plural of naris) ¹

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Definition of Nares

1. naris [n] - See also: naris

Medical Definition of Nares

1. 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. Origin: L, pl. Of naris nostril. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Nares

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"nares was a member in 1791 of the Natural History Society in London (ib. vi. ... nares says that he collected the various illustrative passages in a ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1806)
"William Warburton, Lord Bishop of Gloucester. BT Robert nares ... Having followed such predecessors, Mr. nares may be supposed to have had peculiar stimuli ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1873)
"The lessor end being drawn into a small tube, the larger end can be introduced into the anterior nares, folded round a metal director and passed beyond the ..."

4. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"THE respiratory apparatus consists of a system of passages—. nares, larynx, ... The nares. The nares, or nasal passages, are divided into vestibular, ..."

5. The Science and art of surgery by John Eric Erichsen (1854)
"plug the anterior nares with a pledget of lint ; very commonly, however, posterior nares require to be plugged as well. ..."

6. Medical diagnosis: A Manual of Clinical Methods by John James Graham Brown (1884)
"EXAMINATION OF nares AND LARYNX. WE now proceed to the physical ... nares. The examination of the nostrils appertains more to the domain of surgery than to ..."

7. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1881)
"Dr Ronaldson then read the following NOTE ON A CASE OF CONGENITAL CLOSURE OF THE POSTERIOR nares :—The Case •which I have now to bring before your notice ..."

8. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"nares. BUTTY. A companion or partner in any work. Var. dial. ... nares wrongly explains it a beetle Buzze-flies, ..."

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