turbinal

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Latin turbinis (a top, whirl).

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turbinal (comparative more turbinal, superlative most turbinal)

  1. Having the shape of a cone resting on its apex.
  2. (anatomy) Rolled in a spiral; scroll-like; turbinate; applied to the thin, plicated, bony or cartilaginous plates which support the olfactory and mucous membranes of the nasal chambers.

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turbinal (plural turbinals)

  1. (anatomy) A turbinate bone.

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