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Nasal pharynx refers to a passageway that connects the mouth cavity and the nasal cavity.

NASH system is defined as a four-fold classification system for identifying manner of death; natural, accidental, suicide, or homicide

National Electronic Clinical Trials and Research (NECTAR) is defined as electronic network that makes the results of clinical trials easy to find and utilize.

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS, 1991) along with two (2) other surveys showed that physical activity was found to be lowest among people with low incomes and lower levels of education.

National Research Act refers to a set of regulations for the protection of human participants in research which was mandated by Congress in 1974.

Nativism is a philosophical doctrine emphasizing the role of innate factors in the acquisition of knowledge; a philosophy according to which human beings are born with innate ideas. Moreover, Nativism refers to a hilosophical perspective that human intellectual abilities are innate; the view that knowledge is innate, as opposed to being learned from experience. It is likewise, an approach to language acquisition that emphasizes the innate organization of language.

Nativist refers to anyone who believes that important human attributes such as intelligence are largely inherited.

Natural that which pertains to nature; produced or effected by nature, or by the laws of growth, formation or motion impressed on bodies or beings by divine power. Natural is opposed to artificial or acquired, in this sense

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