Nasal may refer to:

  • Nose, a protuberance in vertebrates that houses the nostrils, or nares, which admit and expel air for respiration in conjunction with the mouth
    • Nasal bone, two small oblong bones placed side by side at the middle and upper part of the face, and form, by their junction, "the bridge" of the nose
    • Nasal cavity, a large air filled space above and behind the nose in the middle of the face
    • Nasal concha, a long, narrow and curled bone shelf which protrudes into the breathing passage of the nose
    • Nasal scale of reptiles
  • Human nose
    • Nasal emission, the abnormal passing of oral air through a palatal cleft, or from some other type of velopharyngeal inadequacy
    • Nasal hair, the hair in the nose. Its main function is to keep foreign or unwanted particles from entering the lungs through the nasal cavity. Adult humans have hairs in the anterior nasal passage
    • Nasal helm
    • Nasal Sex
    • Nasal sound (disambiguation)

Other uses

  • Adriano "Nasal" Pereira
  • Năsal, a village in Ţaga Commune, Cluj County, Romania

See also

  • Nacelle, a cover housing (separate from the fuselage) that holds engines, fuel, or equipment on an aircraft
  • Naso (disambiguation)

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  • nasal — nasal, ale, aux [ nazal, o ] adj. • 1363; du lat. nasus « nez » 1 ♦ Qui a rapport ou appartient au nez. Fosses nasales : les deux cavités séparées par la lame perpendiculaire du nez et par lesquelles l air pénètre par les narines. Cloison, épine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nasal — nasal, ale (na zal, za l ) adj. 1°   Terme d anatomie. Qui a rapport au nez. Le mucus nasal. •   Une autre [mouche], plus hardie encore, enfile les conduits nasaux du cerf, descend dans son palais, et dépose ses oeufs dans deux bourses charnues… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Nasal — kann bedeuten: Nasal (Phonetik), ein nach seiner Artikulationsart benannter Konsonant Nasal (Programmiersprache), eine kleine Skriptsprache zum Einbetten in größere Anwendungen nasal kann bedeuten: eine Applikationsform von Medikamenten eine der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nasal — Na sal (n[=a] zal), a. [F., from L. nasus the nose. See {Nose}.] 1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nose. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phon.) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nasal — Relativo a la nariz. Músculo de la nariz [A04.1.03.009] imagen anatómica [véase] Hueso nasal: un hueso del cráneo [A02.1.10.001] imagen anatómica [véase] Diccionario… …   Diccionario médico

  • nasal — adjetivo 1. De la nariz: fosas nasales, pronunciación nasal, voz nasal. hemorragia nasal. adjetivo,sustantivo femenino 1. Área: fonética [Sonido] que se emite con el velo de …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • nasal — [nā′zəl] adj. [ModL nasalis < L nasus, NOSE] 1. of the nose 2. articulated by means of partial or complete closing of the mouth, as at the velum, alveolar ridge, or lips, so that all or part of the breath passes through the nose, as in the… …   English World dictionary

  • nasal — (adj.) 1650s, of the nose, from Fr. nasal, from L. nasus nose, the nose, sense of smell, from PIE *nas (see NOSE (Cf. nose) (n.)). Of speech sounds, attested from 1660s. As a noun, nasal letter or sound, from 1660s. Related: Nasality;… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nasal — Na sal, n. 1. An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] 3. (Anc. Armor)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nasal — adj. 2 g. 1. Do nariz. 2. Que se pronuncia com auxílio do nariz. • s. m. 3. Cana do nariz. • s. f. 4. Vogal nasal …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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