turbinate bone

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Synonyms for turbinate bone

any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates

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First group is subjected to Partial Inferior Turbinectomy (PIT), second group to Submucosal Diathermy (SMD) and third group to Inferior Turbinate Bone Resection (ITPR).
Researchers used lower turbinate bone graft to treat saddle nose deformities.
Crusting is more common because of exposed inferior edge of inferior turbinate bone, which takes about 6 weeks to heal.
Nasal debridement of fungal plaques and necrotic turbinate bone was done.
This is performed by placing a spinal needle into the submucosal tissue of the turbinate longitudinally into the lower anterior part, staying parallel to but not touching the turbinate bone.
The more common variations can be divided into four groups, depending on the structures involved: middle turbinate bone, uncinate process, ethmoidal bulla and nasal septum.
The normal turbinate consists of an outer layer of respiratory mucosa, a submucosal layer, an inner periosteal layer and the turbinate bone.