Definition of Turbinates

1. Noun. (plural of turbinate) ¹



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Definition of Turbinates

1. turbinate [n] - See also: turbinate

Medical Definition of Turbinates

1. The scroll-like bony plates with curved margins on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turbinates

turbillion
turbillions
turbimetric
turbinaceous
turbinado
turbinal
turbinal varix
turbinals
turbinate
turbinate bone
turbinate bones
turbinated
turbinated body
turbinated bones
turbinated crest
turbinates (current term)
turbination
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turbine
turbinectomy
turbined
turbinelike
turbinella
turbinellas
turbines
turbinite
turbinites
turbinoid
turbinotome
turbinotomy

Literary usage of Turbinates

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1. Electricity in Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat with Illustrations by William Franklin Coleman (1912)
"THE turbinates. USE OF THE ELECTRO-CAUTERY IN THE NOSE.' My associate, Charles H. Long, in a personal communication says: The electro-cautery, ..."

2. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1896)
"In the older grades the differences in the amounts thrown off by the two lower turbinates are still greater. The reason for this uneven degree of ..."

3. Transactions (1907)
"Examination disclosed the septum markedly deflected to the right, and in left nares compensatory hypertrophy of both turbinates extending beyond the median ..."

4. The Diseases of the Nose and Its Accessory Sinuses by H. Lambert Lack (1906)
"The application of the cautery to the inferior turbinates gave complete relief for ... Complete removal of the inferior turbinates was therefore advised. ..."

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