turbinate

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English[edit]

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Turbinate bones, labeled as concha

Etymology[edit]

Latin turbinatus.

Adjective[edit]

turbinate (comparative more turbinate, superlative most turbinate)

  1. Shaped or spinning like a top.
  2. In the shape of a coil.
  3. (zoology) Spiral and decreasing sharply in diameter from base to apex. Used especially of shells.
  4. (anatomy) Of, or relating to, the turbinate bone.

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Noun[edit]

turbinate (plural turbinates)

  1. (anatomy) A turbinal or turbinate bone.

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Verb[edit]

turbinate (third-person singular simple present turbinates, present participle turbinating, simple past and past participle turbinated)

  1. To revolve or spin like a top; to whirl.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

turbinate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of turbinare
  2. second-person plural imperative of turbinare
  3. feminine plural of turbinato

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

turbinate

  1. vocative masculine singular of turbinatus