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tur·bi·nate

 (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.]
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Translations

tur·bi·nat·ed

a. aconchado-a.
1. en forma de concha o cúpula;
2. rel. a los cornetes nasales.
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[47.] Newman D.: A case of adenocarcinoma of the left inferior turbinated body, and perforation of the nasal septum, in the person of a worker in chrome pigments.
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.