External nose: organ of smell, situated on the face between the mouth and the forehead.
Dorsum of nose: ridge of the nose.
Tip of nose: fleshy part between the nostrils.
Philtrum: vertical furrow between the nose and the upper lip.
Labial commissure: corners of the mouth, between the upper and lower lips.
Naris: opening of the nostril.
Ala: side of the nose.

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EN : Human nose
FR : Nez humain
ES : Nariz humana


The visible part of the human nose is the protruding part of the face that bears the nostrils. The shape of the nose is determined by the ethmoid bone and the nasal septum, which consists mostly of cartilage and which separates the nostrils.