Definición de turbinate en inglés:

turbinate

Silabificación: tur·bi·nate
Pronunciación: /ˈtərbənit, -ˌnāt
 
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adjetivo

chiefly Zoology
  • 1(Especially of a shell) shaped like a spinning top or inverted cone.
  • 1.1 Anatomy Relating to or denoting the turbinals.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Specimens from the lateral sides of the middle turbinate mucosa were examined as a control.
    • The valve area may be enlarged directly by correcting caudal septal deflection or turbinate hypertrophy.
    • Often patients begin treatment with turbinate reduction.

sustantivo

(also turbinate bone) Anatomy Volver al principio  
  • another term for turbinal.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The nose contains shelf-like structures called turbinates, which help trap particles entering the nasal passages.
    • Examination revealed a polypoid mass within the left nasal cavity replacing the left middle turbinate.
    • One patient developed synechiae between the middle turbinate and the lateral wall of the nose.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin turbinatus, from turbo, turbin- (see turbine).

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