supreme turbinate

supreme turbinate
concha nasalis suprema.

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  • Turbinate — A bone shaped like a top. The turbinate is a bone in the nose; it is an extension of the ethmoid bone, is situated along the side wall of the nose, and is covered by mucous membrane. The word turbinate is related to a turbine and tornado. They… …   Medical dictionary

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  • concha nasi suprema — [TA] supreme nasal concha: a thin bony plate occasionally found projecting from the inner wall of the ethmoid labyrinth above the bony superior nasal concha, and the mucous membrane covering the plate; called also c. nasalis suprema [TA], highest …   Medical dictionary

  • nasal concha — turbinate (def. 5). * * * ▪ anatomy also called  Turbinate, or Turbinal,         any of several thin, scroll shaped bony elements forming the upper chambers of the nasal cavities. They increase the surface area of these cavities, thus providing… …   Universalium

  • concha — In anatomy, a structure comparable to a shell in shape, as the auricle or pinna of the ear or a turbinate bone in the nose. [L. a shell] c. of auricle [TA] the large hollow, or floor of the …   Medical dictionary

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