turbinate


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turbinate

[′tər·bə·nət]
(botany)
Shaped like an inverted cone.
(invertebrate zoology)
Spiral with rapidly decreasing whorls from base to apex.
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An unusual medial ostium of a concha bullosa of the middle turbinate.
It was found to be very effective in alleviating chronic nasal obstruction due to hypertrophy of the inferior turbinate.
CT scan of the paranasal sinuses demonstrated extensive-type pneumatization of the right middle turbinate and lamellar-type pneumatization of the left middle turbinate and a left-side septal deviation.
In vast majority of the cases, inferior turbinate hypertrophy is caused by nasal allergies and infections and the resultant hypertrophy is characterized by vascular congestion of mucosa, dilatation of submucosal venous sinusoids, tissue edema and cellular hyperplasia.
The nasal cavity in kenguri sheep has three nasal turbinate bones (choanae), viz.
Cryosurgery was performed using cryoprobe along the medial wall of inferior turbinate.
Conclusions: The study demonstrated that radiofrequency and lateral displacement together is an effective method to prevent inferior turbinate oedema in the early post-operative period.
The followings are different surgical modalities for turbinate hypertrophy (11,12,13):
The dissection performed on five cadaveric samples returned the average fracture force for three selected areas; Bulla Ethmoidalis, Middle Turbinate and Medial Wall of Maxillary sinus, which presented values of 9.
He includes a layman's guide to turbinate functioning and to the science and politics of turbinate surgery.
An immunoperoxidase procedure (19) originally developed to detect aMPV antigen was modified to detect hMPV antigen in formalin-fixed nasal turbinate, trachea, and lung tissues by using hMPV B2 polyclonal sera from rabbits.
While epistaxis (1) and trauma to the turbinates (2) are frequently reported, reports of trauma to the adenoids are rare.