1. A person or skull having a nasal index intermediate between leptorrhine and platyrrhine.
2. Having a nose of moderate width.
1. Having a single nasal passage, instead of the usual two; such as,
lampreys (freshwater jawless fish with a round sucking mouth for attaching
itself to other fish and, in the case of adults, feeding parasitically on
2. Single-nosed; used in medicine to characterize conjoined twins in which
cephalic fusion has left only a single evident nose cavity.
murrhinophilist (s) (noun)
, murrhinophilists (pl)
One who loves glass vases: Mrs. Black had a great collection of ornamental glass vases for flowers, and she even joined a club with other murrhinophilists who had the same hobby!
A specialist in diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
The branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the ear, nose, and throat.
is the type of medical specialty that can frustrate a non-medical person, both in trying to pronounce the word properly and with having any idea of what it means.
The words ear, nose, and throat are quite clear; however, and that is what is meant by oto–, rhino–, and laryngo–, which are the translations of “ear”, “nose”, and “larynx" or "upper part of the windpipe”; respectively, when used in combination in various word forms.
The branch of medicine that deals with the nose and ears and their diseases.
oxyrhine, oxyrhinous (adjective)
; more oxyrhine, most oxyrhine; more oxyrhinous, most oxyrhinous
1. Sharp-nosed, sharp-snouted: For her report on frogs, Meg decided to sketch a picture of an oxyrhine frog which had a very sharp snout.
2. Possessing an acute sense of smell: Lois thought her sister was oxyrhine because of her overwhelming and keen perception of odors or aromas of things with her olfactory sense!
Sharp-nosed, sharp-snouted; or having a sharp-pointed nose.
Having a thick or broad nose.
A thick-nosed lizard from Late Cretaceous Alberta, Canada; and Alaska. Named by U. S. fossil hunter Charles Mortram Sternberg (1885-1981) in 1950.
Around the nose or nasal cavity.