turbinate

EnglishEdit

 
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Turbinate bones, labeled as concha

EtymologyEdit

From Latin turbinatus.

AdjectiveEdit

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.
    a turbinate shell
  4. (anatomy) Of, or relating to, the turbinate bone.

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NounEdit

turbinate (plural turbinates)

  1. (anatomy) A turbinal or turbinate bone.

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VerbEdit

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.

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turbinate

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

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turbīnāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of turbīnātus