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alar

[′ā·lər]
(biology)
Winglike or pertaining to a wing.
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Rhinoplasty: Congenital deficiencies of the alar cartilage. Aesthet Surg J 2013;33:799-808.
Tissue engineering of human nasal alar cartilage precisely by using three-dimensional printing.
The alar cartilage was dissected in its integrity, both internally and externally, with careful attention not to violate the vestibular mucosa.
The Middle Eastern nose is known to be comprised of over projecting osseo-cartilaginous vault that is covered by thick skin, numerous pilosebaceous units at the tip, dorsal hump, over projected radix, wide upper two-thirds, nasal deviation, long upper lateral cartilages, asymmetric alar cartilages, short medial crura, tip asymmetry, and acute nasolabial angle.
Simultaneously, the Le Forte procedure rotates the alar cartilage laterally.
Other facial/oral manifestations are ocular hypertelorism, aplasia of alar cartilage and alopecia, hypertrophic frenula, lingual hamartomas and ankyloglossia, dental caries, enamel hypoplasia, supernumerary and missing teeth.
The presence of alar cartilage in present case report describes the embryological fissuring of the lateral nasal process and formation of supernumerary nostril.