nose

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either one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose anterior naris , nostril
informal terms for the nose beak , honker , hooter , nozzle , schnoz , schnozzle , snoot , snout
forceful exhalation through the nose or mouth blow , puff
enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol brandy nose , copper nose , hammer nose , hypertrophic rosacea , potato nose , rhinophyma , rum-blossom , rum nose , toper's nose
hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose bridge
link between two lenses; rests on nose bridge , nosepiece
inflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus catarrh
flesh of the face on either side of the nose cheek
small-eared Mexican bat with a long slender nose Choeronycteris mexicana , hognose bat
mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs) cold , common cold
nose ridge above lip, separating nostrils columella
amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose Condylura cristata , star-nosed mole , starnose mole
nose blockage congestion
informal term for the nose conk
strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose convergent strabismus , cross-eye , crossed eye , esotropia
nose red from drunkenness coppernose
inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge) coryza , rhinitis
French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655) Cyrano de Bergerac , Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac
inflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose dacryocystitis
nose congestion medicine decongestant
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