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turbinal

[tur-buh-nl] /ˈtɜr bə nl/
adjective
1.
noun
2.
Anatomy. a turbinate bone.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < Latin turbin- (stem of turbō a whirlwind, top; see turbine) + -al1
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turbinate

/ˈtɜːbɪnɪt; -ˌneɪt/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) of or relating to any of the thin scroll-shaped bones situated on the walls of the nasal passages
2.
shaped like a spiral or scroll
3.
(esp of the shells of certain molluscs) shaped like an inverted cone
noun
4.
Also called nasal concha. a turbinate bone
5.
a turbinate shell
Derived Forms
turbination, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin turbō spinning top
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