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Rhino Words: “amphirhinal” to “rhinocoele”,
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Words that include: rhino-, rhin-, -rhine, -rrhine,
-rhinous, -rrhinous (Greek: nose)

amphirhinal, amphirhine:
Having or pertaining to two nostrils.
arhinia, arrhina:
Having no nose; without a nose.
brachyrhinia, brachyrrhinia, brachyrrhinous, brachyrrhinus:
An abnormally short nose or just having a short nose.
1. Having a narrow or slender nose.
2. Apes or monkeys that have the nostrils close together, oblique, and directed downwards, and opposite thumbs on all the limbs which includes all the apes of the old world.
dolichorrhine, dolichorrhinos, dolichorrhinia, dolichorrhinus:
Having a long nose.
Situated on the outer side of the nose.
A medicine that when applied to the mucous membrane of the nose increases the natural secretioins and produces sneezing.
With nostril region not covered by feathers, as in some birds or having naked or unfeathered nostrils.
Having the nasal bones slightly or not at all cleft.
Under the nose; moustached.
A nose that has a hump.
Having a long narrow, or thin, nose.
The excessive size of the nose, either congenital or pathologic.
“Great-nosed”; the distinctive epithet of an extinct species of rhinoceros.
mesorrhine, mesorhine, mesorrhinian, mesorhinian:
A person or skull having a nasal index intermediate between leptorrhine and platyrrhine; having a nose of moderate width.
An excessive size of the nose, either congenital or pathologic.
Having a nose of moderate width.
monorhine, monorhinic:
1. Having a single nasal passage.
2. Single-nosed; used in medicine to characterize conjoined twins in which cephalic fusion has left only a single nose cavity evident.
The branch of medicine concerned with the ear, nose, and throat.
oxyrrhine, oxyrhine, oxyrrhinous, oxyrhrinous:
Sharp-nosed, sharp-snouted; or having a sharp-pointed nose.
Having a thick or broad nose.
Around the nose or nasal cavity.
Inspection of the rhinopharynx and posterior nares with a rhinoscopic mirror.
phyllorhine, phyllorhinine:
A reference to a bat that has a nose-leaf, or leaf-like appendage on the nose; leaf-nosed. Specifically, on of the Phyllorhinina.
platyrhine, platyrrhiny:
1. Having the nose, or the nasal bones, flat or broad.
2. Characterized by a nose of large width in proportion to its length.
Behind the nose or behind the olfactory lobe of the brain.
Having the nostrils feathered.
rhinal, rhinarial:
Belonging to or connected with the nose; nasal.
Pain in the nose.
Allergic rhinitis (inflammation) of the nose.
rhinarium (singular),rhinaria (plural):
1. The space between the anterior edge of the nasus and the lip.
2. In mammals, the extremity of the nose; especially, when hairless and habitually moist.
3. The area of hairless skin surrounding the nostrils in some animals.
4. That portion of an insect that would be the nose if it had one.
Swelling of the nasal mucous membrane.
That portion of the cerebrum concerned with reception and integration of olfactory (smelling) impulses; the anterior inferior part of the forebrain that is chiefly concerned with olfaction.
1. A nasal douche; washing out the nasal cavities.
2. Injection of a medicinal fluid into the nose.
The sense of smell.
An inflatable elastic bag for plugging the nose.
The treatment of diseases and defects of the nose.
The foremost point at which the two nasal bones meet.
rhinism, rhinismus:
A nasal quality of the voice.
1. Inflammation of the nose.
2. Inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane.
1. An apparatus for measuring the air passing through the nose during respiration.
2. A variation of the pneumotachometer, used for measuring nasal air flow and nasal resistance to air flow.
Inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane and of the maxillary sinus.
A fetus exhibiting rhinocephaly.
rhinocephaly, rhinocephalia:
A developmental anomaly characterized by the presence of a proboscis-like nose above the eyes partially or completely fused into one.
A fetus exhibiting rhinocephaly.
rhinocerial, rhinocerical:
1. A reference to or resembling the rhinoceros.
2. Heavy or unwieldy as a rhinoceros.
Characteristic of or resembling a rhinoceros.
1. A very large herbivorous mammal with very thick skin and one or two horns on its snout.
2. A large, unwieldy quadruped of a genus now found only in Africa and Southern Asia, having a horn (or, in some species, two horns) on the nose and a very thick skin disposed in plates and folds. [It should be noted that the rhinoceros “horn” is really not composed of horn at all, but is hard hair].
Belonging to, characteristic of, or resembling therhinoceros.
rhinocheiloplasty, rhinochiloplasty:
Plastic surgery of the nose and upper lip.
Nasal obstruction.
An itchy nose.
The ventricle of the olfactory lobe of the brain.