Skip to Content


Pronunciation: na'ris, -res

Definition: Anterior opening to the nasal cavity.

Synonym(s): anterior naris, external naris, nostril, prenaris


Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.