Anterior Nasal

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Snake Scales - Nomenclature of Scales - Head Scales
... There are two scales enclosing the nostril which are called the nasals ... In colubrids, the nostril lies between the nasals, while in vipers it lies in the centre of a single nasal scale ... The outer nasal (near the snout) is called the prenasal while the inner nasal (near the eye) is called the postnasal ...
Anterior Nasal Aperture
... The anterior nasal aperture (or piriform/pyriform aperture) is a heart-shaped or pyriform opening, whose long axis is vertical, and narrow end upward in the recent state it is ... It is bounded above by the inferior borders of the nasal bones laterally by the thin, sharp margins which separate the anterior from the nasal surfaces of the maxill ...

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