rhinarium

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Rhinarium or "nose leather" of a domestic dog, showing the embossed surface and the central groove of the philtrum

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rhinarium ‎(plural rhinaria)

  1. The naked surface of skin around the external openings of the nostrils of the nose in most mammals, more or less moist and embossed in healthy specimens of most species. Also popularly called nose leather.

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