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turbinate

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adjective tur·bi·nate \ˈtər-bə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of turbinate

  1. 1 :  shaped like a top or an inverted cone <turbinate seed capsule>

  2. 2 :  relating to or being a turbinate



Variants of turbinate

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turbinated

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Origin and Etymology of turbinate

Latin turbinatus, from turbin-, turbo


First Known Use: 1661


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turbinate

noun tur·bi·nate

Definition of turbinate

  1. :  one of usually several thin plicated membrane-covered bony or cartilaginous plates on the walls of the nasal chambers



1873

First Known Use of turbinate

1873


Medical Dictionary

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turbinate

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adjective tur·bi·nate \ˈtər-bə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Medical Definition of turbinate

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a nasal concha




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turbinate

noun tur·bi·nate

Medical Definition of turbinate




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