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turbinate

 [ter´bĭ-nāt]
1. shaped like a top; called also turbinal.
2. a nasal concha.

tur·bi·nate

(tŭr'bi-nāt),
A bone shaped like a child's toy top, especially referring to turbinated bones. See: inferior nasal concha, middle nasal concha, superior nasal concha, supreme nasal concha.

turbinate

/tur·bi·nate/ (-nāt)
1. shaped like a top.
2. any of the nasal conchae.

turbinate

(tûr′bə-nĭt, -nāt′)
adj. also turbinated (-nā′tĭd)
1. Shaped like a top.
2. Anatomy Of, relating to, or designating a small curved bone that extends horizontally along the lateral wall of the nasal passage in mammals and birds.
n. (-nāt′)
Anatomy A turbinate bone.

turbinate

[tur′binit]
Etymology: L, turbinum, top-shaped
1 pertaining to a scroll shape.
2 pertaining to the concha nasalis.

tur·bi·nate

(tŭr'bi-nāt)
1. Shaped like a top.
[L. turbinatus, shaped like a top]

turbinate

(of plant parts) shaped like an inverted cone.

Turbinate

Ridge-shaped cartilage or soft bony tissue inside the nose.
Mentioned in: Nasal Packing

turbinal, turbinate

1. shaped like a top.
2. turbinate bone (concha nasalis ossea).
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An unusual lateral ostium of a concha bullosa of the middle turbinate.
A diathermy needle was inserted into the anterior end of the inferior turbinate and advanced up to the posterior end submucosally.
Following the removal of the lateral lamella, a bony enlargement within the concha bullosa was gently separated from the inner surface of the medial lamella, preserving the middle turbinate attachment to the lamina cribrosa.
The goals of surgical reduction of inferior turbinate hypertrophy are to preserve mucosal functions, maximize the nasal passages and to minimize complication rates with reduction of turbinates' submucosal tissue and bone.
The dorsal nasal turbinate has a sinus at the level of caudal face of second premolar tooth (Fig.
Table 2: Stratification of efficacy of cryosurgery and submucosal diathermy for inferior turbinate hypertrophy with age.
Keywords: Concha hypertrophy, Radiofrequency, Lateral displacement, Treatment, Inferior turbinate.
It is claimed that sensation of nasal obstruction in the immediate postoperative period in conventional inferior turbinate reduction is due to mucosal edema following this relatively traumatic type of surgery.
The Middle Turbinate and Superior Turbinate, presented a total dimension higher than the others, between 2mm and 6.
Those infected with aMPV showed viral RNA in nasal turbinate (Table 2) and trachea homogenate (data not shown) by aMPV specific RT-PCR on days 3, 5, and 7 postexposure.
Tubal obstruction by foreign bodies (5) and aspiration of turbinates leading to respiratory distress (6) following nasotracheal intubation have been previously reported.
Among the 34 patients who had a second-look procedure, antrostomies were dosed in 30 patients, 18 had significant granulation, and 20 had a lateralized middle turbinate.