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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Gurlek A, Askar I, Bilen BT, Aydogo9n H, Fariz A, Aloybeyoglu N.The use of Lower Turbinate Bone Grafts in the Treatment of Saddle Nose Deformities.
Surgical treatment is directed towards the mucosa of turbinate, submucosal tissue and turbinate bone. First group is subjected to Partial Inferior Turbinectomy (PIT), second group to Submucosal Diathermy (SMD) and third group to Inferior Turbinate Bone Resection (ITPR).
Crusting is more common because of exposed inferior edge of inferior turbinate bone, which takes about 6 weeks to heal.
Paradoxically curved middle turbinate bone.-Normally, the convexity of the middle turbinate bone is directed medially, toward the nasal septum.
The nasal cavity in kenguri sheep has three nasal turbinate bones (choanae), viz.