inferior meatus

noun

Medical Definition of inferior meatus

: a space extending along the lateral wall of the nasal cavity between the inferior nasal concha and the floor of the nasal cavity — compare middle meatus, superior meatus

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“Inferior meatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/inferior%20meatus. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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