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external nose philtrum septum dorsum of nose root of nose tip of nose naris ala

philtrum click to hear

Small cutaneous depression extending from the lower part of the nose to the upper lip.

septum click to hear

Thin cartilaginous wall separating the two nasal fossae; it is an extension of the bones of the nose.

dorsum of nose click to hear

Protruding median line of the nose extending from the root to the lobe.

root of nose click to hear

Portion of the face between the eyes from which the nose protrudes.

tip of nose click to hear

Round protuberance formed by the lower terminal part of the nose.

naris click to hear

Outer orifice of the nasal fossae lined with hairs that filter inhaled air, thus preventing the penetration of foreign bodies.

ala click to hear

Lower cartilaginous portion of the side of the nose next to the nostril.