Medicine → Nose
A nose is a protuberance in vertebrates that houses the nostrils, or nares, which receive and expel air for respiration alongside the mouth. Behind the nose are the olfactory mucosa and the sinuses. Behind the nasal cavity, air next passes through the pharynx, shared with the digestive system, and then into the rest of the respiratory system. In humans, the nose is located centrally on the face and serves as an alternative respiratory passage especially during suckling for infants. The protruding nose that is completely separate from the mouth part is a characteristic found only in therian mammals. It has been theorized that this unique mammalian nose evolved from the anterior part of the upper jaw of the reptilian-like ancestors (synapsids).
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Organizations relating to Nose
Pan Arab Rhinology Society / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 2010
Sociedad Latinoamericana de Rinologia y Cirugia Plastica Facial / Bogota, Colombia / Est. 1982
Rhinoplasty Society of Europe / Lengede, Germany / Est. 2011
International Rhino Foundation / Fort Worth TX, USA / Est. 1989
International Congress on Radiology in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology / Paris, France
International Commission on Olfaction and Taste / Est. 1970
Académie européenne de rhinoplastie / Eaubonne, France
Comité permanent des congrès de rhino-laryngologie
Mediterranean and European Society of Olfactology
Rhinology Research Forum in Asia
ASEAN Rhinology Society / Est. 1993
Save the Rhino International / London, UK / Est. 1992
European Rhinologic Society / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1963
International Society of Inflammation and Allergy of the Nose / Philadelphia PA, USA / Est. 1976
Pan American Association of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Head and Neck Surgery / Rosario, Argentina / Est. 1946
Asian Research Symposium in Rhinology / Est. 1996
International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies / New York NY, USA / Est. 1987
Société internationale francophone d'ORL et de chirurgie cervico-faciale / Paris, France / Est. 1988
International Society for Olfaction and Chemical Sensing / Coventry, UK / Est. 2008
International Symposium on Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
International Rhinologic Society / Ankara, Türkiye / Est. 1965
International Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies / Bratislava, Slovakia / Est. 1965
Digital Olfaction Society / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2012
World Problems relating to NoseFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Action Strategies relating to NoseFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
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