A naris that provides one of the small external openings of the head that give passage to air for breathing. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nostril http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • SCTID:276165005
  • XAO:0003033
  • EMAPA:17848
  • VHOG:0000544
  • Wikipedia:Nostril
  • EHDAA:9085
  • AAO:0000983
  • MA:0001320
  • AAO:0010358
  • NCIT:C33178
  • OpenCyc:Mx4rvViCLpwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA
  • AAO:0000024
  • ZFA:0000550
  • UMLS:C0595944 (ncithesaurus:Nostril)
  • TAO:0000550
  • FMA:59645
  • EHDAA2:0001275
Subsets

pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
anterior nares [ VHOG:0000544 ]

plural term
external nares

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: subclass nasal opening (AAO:0000316)[AAO]

definition

A naris that provides one of the small external openings of the head that give passage to air for breathing.

external definition

Hole on the nasal capsule that connects the nasal cavity with the exterior.[AAO]

has exact synonym

nostril

external nares

has related synonym

anterior nares

anterior naris

homology notes

In a tetrapod, the nasal sac has an external naris (homologous with the anterior naris of the fish) (...).[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0005928

taxon notes

Fish have two pairs of external nostrils.