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Nasal appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Draw a nasal ward’s drawl as an award.
  • Drawl as an award’ll draw a nasal ward.
  • Define men I pull, as any nasal lupine men I fed.
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Definition of the noun nasal

What does nasal mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nasals

  1. a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
  2. an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonyms of nasal: nasal bone / os nasale
    • more generic words: bone / os = rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    • part of: bridge = the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose
    • part: rhinion = the anterior tip at the end of the suture of the nasal bones

Alternative definition of the noun nasal


  1. An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously, such asm and n.
  2. [medicine] [archaic] A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.
  3. [phonetics] A nasal vowel or consonant.
  4. [context: now historical] Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose guard.
  5. [anatomy] One of the nasal bones.
  6. [zoology] A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.

Definition of the adjective nasal

What does nasal mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more nasal / most nasal

  1. of or in or relating to the nose
  2. sounding as if the nose were pinched

Alternative definition of the adjective nasal


  1. [anatomy] Of or pertaining to the nose.
  2. [phonetics] Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng; characterized by resonance in the nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.


  1. Nasal is a drug administration route.
  2. Nasal a.k.a. Năsal cheese: Năsal is a traditional Romanian cheese bearing the same name as the village where it is produced in the Țaga commune, Cluj County. It is a smear-ripened cheese made from cow's milk. Năsal is produced by Napolact, in a natural cave, traditionally used in the cheese-making process from the Middle Ages. It's characteristics and flavour are imparted by the unique microbiological conditions in which it is manufactured. The rock of the cave and the Brevibacterium linens bacteria which developed in it, the constant temperature and humidity, act on the cheeses produced here.
    • also known as Năsal

Phrases with Nasal

Phrases starting with the word Nasal:

  1. nasal bone
  2. Nasal cycle
  3. Nasal Fossa
  4. nasal sinus
  5. nasal twang
  6. Nasal vowel
  7. nasal cavity
  8. nasal concha
  9. nasal meatus
  10. nasal septum
  11. nasal canthus
  12. Nasal Mutation
  13. nasal consonant
  14. Nasal congestion
  15. Nasal irrigation
  16. Nasal obstruction
  17. nasal decongestant

Phrase ending with the word Nasal:

  1. Velar nasal

Other phrases containing the word Nasal:

  1. Post-nasal drip
  2. external nasal vein

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nasal

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Google previewDictionary for Clinical Trials (2007)

by Simon Day

Appendix 2 Liquid preparations for oral use Oral solutions, emulsions and suspensions Powders and granules for oral solutions and suspensions Oral drops Powders for oral drops Syrups Powders and granules for syrups Nasal preparations ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

Anterior nasal spine (ANS) The tip of the anterior process of the ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

n brand names: Afrin, Afrin Children's Nose Drops, Dristan LongLasting, Sinarest 12-Hour, Vicks Sinex 12-Hour; drug class: nasal decongestant, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey EdD, RN, FAAN

Moreover, the aging process includes normal physiological changes that can aggravate underlying nasal symptoms. With aging, there is a decrease in total body water content, deterioration of mucus-secreting glands, and reduction of nasal ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

Nowadays, β-adrenergic blocking agents such as timolol maleate or betaxolol, which act by reducing aqueous humour formation and 10° 20° 30° Temporal Nasal A C D E F Roenne B nasal step Fig. G3 Typical evolution of field defects in ...

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Scrabble value of N1A1S1A1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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