(Nas`i*cor"nous) a. [L. nasus nose + cornu horn: cf. F. nasicorne.] (Zoöl.) Bearing a horn, or horns, on the nose, as the rhinoceros.

(Nas"i*form) a. [L. nasus nose + -form. See Nose, and cf. Nariform.] Having the shape of a nose.

(||Na*si*on) n. [NL., fr. L. nasus nose.] (Anat.) The middle point of the nasofrontal suture.

(Na"so-) [L. nasus nose.] (Anat.) A combining form denoting pertaining to, or connected with, the nose; as, nasofrontal.

(Na"so*buc"cal) a. [Naso + buccal.] (Anat.) Connected with both the nose and the mouth; as, the nasobuccal groove in the skate.

(Na`so*fron"tal) a. [Naso- + frontal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nose and the front of the head; as, the embryonic nasofrontal process which forms the anterior boundary of the mouth.

(Na`so*lach"ry*mal) a. [Naso- + lachrymal.] (Anat.) Connected with the lachrymal apparatus and the nose; as, the nasolachrymal, or lachrymal duct.

(Na`so*pal"a*tal Na`so*pal"a*tine) , a. [Naso- + palatal.] (Anat.) Connected with both the nose and the palate; as, the nasopalatine or incisor, canal connecting the mouth and the nasal chamber in some animals; the nasopalatine nerve.

(Na`so*phar`yn*ge"al) a. [Naso- + pharyngeal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to both throat and nose; as, a nasopharyngeal polypus.

(Na`so*sep"tal) a. [Naso- + septal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the internasal septum.

(Na`so*tur"bi*nal) a. [Naso- + turbinal.] (Anat.) Connected with, or near, both the turbinal and the nasal bones; as, the nasalturbinal bone, made up of the uppermost lammelæ of the ethmoturbinal, and sometimes united with the nasal.n. The nasoturbinal bone.

(Nas"sa) n.; pl. E. Nassas L. NassÆ [From L. nassa a kind of basket, in allusion to the reticulation of some species.] (Zoöl.) Any species of marine gastropods, of the genera Nassa, Tritia, and other allied genera of the family Nassidæ; a dog whelk. See Illust. under Gastropoda.

nas"soid a.

(Nas"ti*ly) adv. In a nasty manner.

(Nas"ti*ness), n. The quality or state of being nasty; extreme filthness; dirtiness; also, indecency; obscenity.

The nastiness of Plautus and Aristophanes.

(Nas*tur"tion) n. [See Nasturtium.] (Bot.) Same as Nasturtium.

(Nas*tur"tium) n. [L. nasturtium, for nasitortium, fr. nasus nose + torquere, tortum, to twist, torture, in allusion to the causing one to make a wry face by its pungent taste. See Nose of the face, and Torture.]

1. (Bot.) A genus of cruciferous plants, having white or yellowish flowers, including several species of cress. They are found chiefly in wet or damp grounds, and have a pungent biting taste.

2. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Tropæolum, geraniaceous herbs, having mostly climbing stems, peltate leaves, and spurred flowers, and including the common Indian cress the canary-bird flower and about

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