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Definition of Turbinate
Turbinate Tur"bi*nate, v. i.
To revolve or spin like a top; to whirl. [R.]
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.
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
- The inferior nasal concha
bone or inferior
) is one of the three paired nasal conchae
in the nose. It extends
- procedure: major
procedures: turbinate surgery
(turbinectomy, turbinoplasty) for removal
of turbinates minor
the inferior turbinates
are by far the largest
of the turbinates
in each nasal
fossa. Turbinates consist
concha, also known
as a turbinate
. Bullosa refers
to the air-filled cavity within
. It is a normal anatomic variant
- "concha") or turbinates
. These turbinates disrupt
the airflow, directing
the olfactory epithelium
on the surface
of the turbinates
and the septum...
- ENS is a complication
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
in a free, convoluted
margin, the middle nasal concha
(middle nasal turbinate
). It is rough, and marked above
grooves, directed nearly
(lining) of the targeted
areas: For chronic nasal
obstruction, the turbinates
snoring, the soft palate
and the uvula
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