turbinate bone

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Noun1.turbinate bone - any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebratesturbinate bone - any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
nasal concha - one of several turbinate bones in the nasal cavity
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
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The medial mucosal flap was elevated from the turbinate bone followed by outfracturing of the inferior turbinate bone.
However it lacks the precision and causes recurrent nasal obstruction as the turbinate bone remains intact.
After submucous inferior turbinectomy is completed by totally removing the turbinate bone, the uncinate process is removed and then the ostium of the maxillary sinus is widely opened to obtain wide exposure and visualization of the posterior lateral nasal wall with a 0-degree endoscope.
Under endoscopic control, a CelonProBreath application device (Olympus; Tokyo) was introduced submucosally without touching the inferior turbinate bone until the posterior end of the turbinate was reached.
These include autogenous cartilage (septum, rib, auricular), bone (rib, iliac, cranial, mastoid) and fascia, turbinate bone, homograft (cartilage, bone, temporalis fascia, acellular dermis) heterologous and synthetic (Gore-tex, Medpore, silastic, proplast, polyamide mesh, Supramid, Mersilene,Vicryl).2-7 Heterograft material, such as bovine cartilage and bone, are used less frequently because of resorption.