Na´sal   Pronunciation: nā´zal
a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nose.
2.(Phon.) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide to Pronunciation, 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.
Nasal bones
(Anat.) two bones of the skull, in front of the frontals.
Nasal index
(Anat.) in the skull, the ratio of the transverse breadth of the anterior nasal aperture to the height from the base of the aperture to the nasion, which latter distance is taken as the standard, equal to 100.
n.1.An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.
2.(Med.) A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.
3.(Anc. Armor) Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.
4.(Anat.) One of the nasal bones.
5.(Zool.) A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.
Noun1.nasal - a continuant consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
Synonyms: nasal consonant
2.nasal - an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
Adj.1.nasal - of or in or relating to the nose; "nasal passages"
Synonyms: rhinal
2.nasal - sounding as if the nose were pinched; "a whining nasal voice"
Synonyms: pinched, adenoidal
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