nasalis definition

  • noun:
    • A muscle of the nostrils.
    • A remarkable genus of semnopithecine monkeys, containing the proboscis-monkey of Borneo, Semnopithecus nasalis or Nasalis larvatus.
    • See cut-in after that column.
    • A muscle on either region of the nose, the activity of which is always to depress the ala?, narrowing the anterior nares. Also known as compressor naris.
    • proboscis monkeys

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