oronasal
Of or pertaining to the mouth and the nose

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  • oronasal — Relating to the mouth and nose. * * * oro·na·sal nā zəl adj of or relating to the mouth and nose esp connecting the mouth and the nasal cavity <oronasal fistulae> * * * oro·na·sal (or″o naґzəl) [oro 1 + nasal] pertaining to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • oronasal — oronasally, adv. /awr oh nay zeuhl, ohr oh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the mouth and the nose. 2. Phonet. orinasal (def. 1). n. 3. Phonet. orinasal (def. 2). [1885 90; ORO 2 + NASAL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • oronasal — oronasally, adv. /awr oh nay zeuhl, ohr oh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the mouth and the nose. 2. Phonet. orinasal (def. 1). n. 3. Phonet. orinasal (def. 2). [1885 90; ORO 2 + NASAL1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • oronasal curtain — the internasal flap, a fleshy flap between the nostrils; in Chondrichthyes may cover part of the mouth …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • oronasal groove — a groove leading from each nostril to the corresponding corner of the mouth in many Elasmobranchii …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • oronasal membrane — a thin epithelial plate separating the nasal pits from the oral cavity of the embryo. Called also bucconasal m …   Medical dictionary

  • bucconasal membrane — oronasal m …   Medical dictionary

  • Palatal obturator — A palatal obturator is a prosthesis that totally occludes an opening such as an oronasal fistula (in the roof of the mouth). They are similar to dental retainers, but without the front wire. Palatal obturators are typically short term prosthetics …   Wikipedia

  • membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m …   Medical dictionary

  • orinasal — adj. (esp. of French nasalized vowels) sounded with both the mouth and the nose. Etymology: L os oris mouth + NASAL * * * noun a speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French nasal vowels) • Syn: ↑orinasal phone •… …   Useful english dictionary

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