rhi·​nal | \ ˈrī-nᵊl How to pronounce rhinal (audio) \

Definition of rhinal

: of or relating to the nose : nasal

Examples of rhinal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Others blame the rhinal cortex—the area of the brain that signals that something feels familiar—for somehow being triggered without the memories to back it up. Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt, Scientific American, "Can Science Explain Deja Vu?," 23 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of rhinal

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Rhinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhinal. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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rhi·​nal | \ ˈrīn-ᵊl How to pronounce rhinal (audio) \

Medical Definition of rhinal

: of or relating to the nose : nasal

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