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ala

[′ā·lə]
(biology)
A wing or winglike structure.

ala

1. An alcove or small room opening off the atrium of an ancient Roman house.
2. A small room on each side of a cella.
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Ayrica degerlendirme sirasinda hastalarin yuzu 7 ayri anatomik bolgeye (malar, ala nasi, burun ucu, burun sirti, cene, lateral kontur, alin) ayrilarak mevcut lezyonlar kaydedildi.
Computed tomography (CT) revealed preseptal cellulitis, destruction of the anterior septum and the left ala nasi, and lateral dislocation of the right inferior turbinate with mucosal thickening of the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses on the right (figure 1).
The Southern Medical Journal audience is encouraged to read the review by Setyadi and colleagues and add the TTS to the list of causes of facial ulceration, particularly involving the ala nasi.