monorhinic

Single-nosed; used to characterize conjoined twins in which only a single nose cavity is evident. [mono- + G. rhis (rhin-), nose]

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mono·rhi·nic .män-ō-'rī-nik, -'rin-ik adj affecting or applied to only one nostril

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mono·rhin·ic (mon″o-rinґik) pertaining to or possessing one nasal cavity.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • monorhinic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|rinik adjective Etymology: mono + rhin + ic : affecting only one nostril monorhinic stimulation shows that many individuals have keener smell on one side than the other R.S.Woodworth …   Useful english dictionary

  • monorhinic — mono·rhin·ic …   English syllables

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