turbinal

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tur·bi·nal

 (tûr′bə-nəl)
adj.
Having the shape of a cone resting on its apex.
n. Anatomy
A turbinate bone.

[From Latin turbō, turbin-, spinning top; see turbine.]
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Noun1.turbinal - any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebratesturbinal - 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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