Alongside the nose.

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para·na·sal -'nā-zəl adj adjacent to the nasal cavities esp of, relating to, or affecting the paranasal sinuses <\paranasal pain>

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para·na·sal (par″ə-naґzəl) alongside or near the nose.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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