Medical Definition of Nasal muscle

1. Compound muscle consisting of: a transverse part (pars transversa musculi nasalis, musculus compressor naris) arising from the maxilla above the root of the canine tooth on each side and forming an aponeurosis across the bridge of the nose; and an alar part (pars alaris musculi nasalis, musculus dilator naris) arising from the maxilla above the lateral incisor and attaching to the wing of the nose; the alar part dilates the nostril; nerve supply, facial. Synonym: musculus nasalis, nasal muscle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nasal Muscle

nasal decongestants
nasal duct
nasal feeding
nasal foramen
nasal fossa
nasal ganglion
nasal glands
nasal glioma
nasal haemorrhage
nasal index
nasal irrigation
nasal lavage fluid
nasal margin of frontal bone
nasal meatus
nasal mucosa
nasal muscle (current term)
nasal mutation
nasal mutations
nasal myiasis
nasal nerve
nasal notch
nasal obstruction
nasal part of frontal bone
nasal part of pharynx
nasal pharynx
nasal pits
nasal placodes
nasal point
nasal polyp
nasal polyps

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