nasal bone

nasal bone
a paired dermal bone occurring between the premaxilla and the prefrontal, antorbital or lachrymal on either side of the snout and usually enclosing the nares. Lepisosteus has three nasals, prenasal or rostral, adnasal or nasal and premaxillo-nasal or antorbital

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