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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx.

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  • In Dipsochelys, however, the external naris is vertically elongated and the nasal passage is long and ascends steeply as it approaches the olfactory chamber.
  • It has a distinctive subvertical, dorsoventrally elongate naris.
  • The outer wall of each naris is grooved by three fossae, called meatuses, and these are situated between the spongy bones.
  • Normally in tortoises, the channel connecting the external naris to the olfactory chamber is short and sub-horizontal, and the olfactory chamber is also short, and open... for more
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