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Word! Nasal Cavity

Word! Nasal Cavity

Nasal Cavity

(En español: Cavidad nasal)

Say: nay-zul kah-vih-tee

The nasal cavity is the inside of your nose. It is lined with a mucous membrane that helps keep your nose moist by making mucus so you won't get nosebleeds from a dry nose. There are also little hairs that help filter the air you breathe in, blocking dirt and dust from getting into your lungs.