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 (tûr′bə-nĭt, -nāt′)
adj. also tur·bi·nat·ed (-nā′tĭd)
1. Shaped like a top.
2. Spinning like a top.
3. Zoology Spiral and decreasing sharply in diameter from base to apex. Used especially of shells.
4. Anatomy Of, relating to, or designating a small curved bone that extends horizontally along the lateral wall of the nasal passage in mammals and birds.
n. (-nāt′)
Anatomy A turbinate bone.

[Latin turbinātus, from turbō, turbin-, spinning top; see turbine.]


a. aconchado-a.
1. en forma de concha o cúpula;
2. rel. a los cornetes nasales.
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The investigators showed aggregation of Ag in the turbinated areas of the nasal cavity lined with olfactory epithelium, which is one of the main direct portals of entry to the OB (Center et al.
The flowers are yellow to green--yellow, actinodromous, with six subequal tepals, nine bilocular anthers and unicarpelar, unilocular, minutely pubescent ovary, sunk into the floral tube in a hypanthium that develops with fruit ripening forming a turbinated cupule, often 4-to 5-parted, red-colored, with floral remains in the margin.
No evident influence of inundation pulses was observed on water physical and chemical variables, a fact that can be related to turbinated water discharge control from the operation sector of the Jurumirim Reservoir, since the studied lacustrine environments are submitted to control of the dam division (Costa & Henry, 2002).