Nose - Definition

February 2017


Definition

Located between the forehead and mouth, the nose is the prominent organ face that manages the center of the nose and upper respiratory tract. It consists of several parts, the nasal septum, the wings, the nostrils, and the root hairs. The nasal cavity is covered with blood vessels and contain mucous glands whose main role is to maintain the humidity within these cavities. Thus, this lining provides warming and filtration of inhaled air.

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