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nasal bone


Definition: an elongated rectangular bone that, with its fellow, forms the bridge of the nose; it articulates with the frontal bone superiorly, the ethmoid and the frontal process of the maxilla posteriorly, and its fellow medially.

Synonym(s): os nasaleTA

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