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nasal bone

[′nā·zəl ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
Either of two rectangular bone plates forming the bridge of the nose; they articulate with the frontal, ethmoid, and maxilla bones.
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The investigators did observe a statistically significant difference between the smallest and largest quartiles of maternal weight: Women who were in the heaviest quartile had fetuses whose nasal bones were about 0.
The newest evidence in this scientific debate evolved from several years of study of the nasal bones and structure of dinosaurs -- in this particular project, those of a duckbill, a tyrannosaurid, and an ostrich-like creature.
Surgeons generally prefer to splint fractured nasal bones internally with absorbable nasal or gauze packing along with a conventional external splint.
Nasal bone images were obtained from 6,316 FASTER patients during the final 7 months of the trial; 45 sonographers, each of whom had received additional training in imaging nasal bones, performed the scans.
When the nasal bones were split, extensive amounts of hair and proteinaceous material drained out of the site (figure 2, A), consistent with a nasal dermoid cyst.
BOSTON -- Absence of nasal bone ossification, detectable with ultrasound at 11-14 weeks' gestation, is a powerful predictor of Down syndrome, Dr.
Diagnosis: Caverno us hemangioma of the nasal bones.
The High Court in Glasgow heard that McDowall, 25, of Possilpark, shattered Whitelaw's eye socket, cheek and nasal bones and fractured his skull.
Schwartz and Tattersall observed the newly described structures in nine skulls, three of them from children, that retain the nasal bones.
Hillenius, recently demonstrated that endothermic animals have a special set of nasal bones directly related to their metabolism.
Our workup, which included computed tomography (CT) of the paranasal sinuses and orbit, identified old comminuted fractures of the bilateral nasal bones and the anterior aspect of the right medial orbital wall.
Connecting the nasal bones, he reported, was a keystone-shaped pattern of sutures that characterizes only robust australopithecines, also known as Paranthropus, as well two other distinct suture patterns marking modern apes and humans.