Definition of Turbinate. Meaning of Turbinate. Synonyms of Turbinate

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Definition of Turbinate

Turbinate
Turbinate Tur"bi*nate, v. i. To revolve or spin like a top; to whirl. [R.]
Turbinate
Turbinate Tur"bi*nate, Turbinated Tur"bi*na`ted, a. [L. turbinatus, turbo, turben, -inis, a whirl, top.] 1. Whirling in the manner of a top. A spiral and turbinated motion of the whole. --Bentley. 2. (Bot.) Shaped like a top, or inverted cone; narrow at the base, and broad at the apex; as, a turbinated ovary, pericarp, or root. 3. (Anat.) Turbinal. 4. (Zo["o]l.) Spiral with the whorls decreasing rapidly from a large base to a pointed apex; -- said of certain shells.

Meaning of Turbinate from wikipedia

- nasal concha (/ˈkɒnkə/), plural conchae (/ˈkɒnkiː/), also called a nasal turbinate or turbinal, is a long, narrow, curled shelf of bone that protrudes into...
- The inferior nasal concha (inferior turbinated bone or inferior turbinal/turbinate) is one of the three paired nasal conchae in the nose. It extends horizontally...
- procedure: major procedures: turbinate surgery (turbinectomy, turbinoplasty) for removal or reduction or modification of turbinates minor procedures: submucosal...
- conchae or turbinates, predominantly the inferior turbinates, which are by far the largest of the turbinates in each nasal fossa. Turbinates consist of...
- within a nasal concha, also known as a turbinate. Bullosa refers to the air-filled cavity within the turbinate. It is a normal anatomic variant seen in...
- "concha") or turbinates. These turbinates disrupt the airflow, directing air toward the olfactory epithelium on the surface of the turbinates and the septum...
- ENS is a complication of middle and/or inferior turbinate surgery, most frequently total turbinate excision, but also with minor procedures such as submucosal...
- some or all of the turbinate bones in the nasal p****age are removed, generally to relieve nasal obstruction. In most cases, turbinate hypertrophy is accompanied...
- below in a free, convoluted margin, the middle nasal concha (middle nasal turbinate). It is rough, and marked above by numerous grooves, directed nearly vertically...
- mucosa (lining) of the targeted areas: For chronic nasal obstruction, the turbinates are targeted For habitual snoring, the soft palate and the uvula are targeted...
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