Turbinal Definition

tûrbə-nəl
adjective
Having the shape of a cone resting on its apex.
American Heritage Medicine

(anatomy) Rolled in a spiral; scroll-like; turbinate; applied to the thin, plicated, bony or cartilaginous plates which support the olfactory and mucous membranes of the nasal chambers.

Wiktionary
noun
A turbinate bone.
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Other Word Forms of Turbinal

Noun

Singular:
turbinal
Plural:
turbinals

Origin of Turbinal

  • From Latin turbō turbin- spinning top turbine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin turbinis (“a top, whirl").

    From Wiktionary

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