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*  Concha
... also known as turbinates Spanish slang for vagina Rio Conchos De la Concha (disambiguation). ...
*  Allergic rhinitis
... swollen nasal turbinates, and middle ear effusion. There can also be behavioural signs; in order to relieve the irritation or ...
*  Turbinectomy
... is a procedure in which some or all of the turbinate bones in the nasal passage are removed, generally to relieve ... Ye T, Zhou B. Update on surgical management of adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 ...
*  Submucous Resection
... of the nose is a surgical procedure during which the bony structures of the turbinate are partially removed from below the ...
*  Septoplasty
Often the inferior turbinate on the opposite side enlarges, which is termed compensatory hypertrophy. Deviations of the septum ... a public health encyclopedia A more in depth Septoplasty and accompanying Turbinates entry on the American Rhinologic Society's ...
*  Nasal cycle
... predominantly the inferior turbinates, which are by far the largest of the turbinates in each nasal fossa. Turbinates consist ... The turbinates in one fossa filled up with blood while the opposite turbinates decongested by shunting blood away. This cycle, ... It is a physiological congestion of the nasal concha, also called the nasal turbinate, due to selective activation of one half ... He further observed and documented that the turbinates in the dependent nasal fossa filled when the patient was in the lateral ...
*  Woodruff's plexus
Generally this is just about the posterior end of the horizontal lamella of the middle turbinate and just posterior to the ... Woodruff's area is present under the posterior end of inferior turbinate on the lateral nasal wall which is also called ... Woodruff[who?] in 1949 discovered plexus of prominent blood vessels lying inferior to posterior end of inferior turbinate. ... The sphenopalatine and posterior pharyngeal arteries anastamoses at the posterior end of inferior turbinate. Sphenopalatine ...
*  Nonallergic rhinitis
Nose is not used for air flow and the turbinates become swollen due to loss of vasomotor control. In choanal atresia there is ... "Characteristics of Human Turbinate-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Are Not Affected by Allergic Condition of Donor". PLOS ONE. ... The turbinates are congested and hypertrophic. Pharynx examination: Mucosal injection and lymphoid hyperplasia involving ... Nonallergic rhinitis cases may subsequently develop polyps, turbinate hypertrophy and sinusitis. Nose examination: The mucosa ...
*  Nasal concha
The inferior turbinates are the largest turbinates, and can be as long as the index finger in humans, and are responsible for ... The inferior turbinates are graded 1-4 based on the inferior turbinate classification system in which the total amount of the ... The turbinates comprise most of the mucosal tissue of the nose and are required for functional respiration. The turbinates are ... Turbinate Dysfunction: Focus on the role of the inferior turbinates in nasal airway obstruction. S.S. Reddy, et al. Grand ...
*  Anatomy of the human nose
Lateral to the turbinates is the medial wall of the maxillary sinus. Inferior to the nasal conchae (turbinates) is the meatus ... Each lateral nasal wall contains three pairs of turbinates (nasal conchae), which are small, thin, shell-form bones: (i) the ... space, with names that correspond to the turbinates, e.g. superior turbinate, superior meatus, et alii. The internal roof of ... and the anterior head of the inferior turbinate. In the narrow (leptorrhine) nose, this is the narrowest portion of the nasal ...
*  Glossary of gastropod terms
Turbinate. Having the form of a top. Turriculated. Having the form of a tower. Turreted. Having the form of a tower. ...
*  Glossary of botanical terms
turbinate top-shaped. turgid swollen with liquid; firm; compare flaccid. tussock a dense tuft of vegetation, usually well ...
*  Somnoplasty
"Turbinate Reduction Sugery". Robert Kotler, MD, FACS. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2012. "Steerable medical probe with ... the turbinates are targeted For habitual snoring, the soft palate and the uvula are targeted For obstructive sleep apnea, the ...
*  Saichania
This latter was a scroll-like structure, a turbinate bone serving with warm-blooded animals to condense and preserve exhaled ... Normally, in dinosaurs these turbinates are not ossified. Together with a crista nasoturbinalis, the crista maxilloturbinalis ...
*  Nocturnal bottleneck
Very good sense of smell, well developed nasal turbinates. Well developed sense of touch, and particularly the whiskers. With ...
*  Nasal cavity
These turbinates disrupt the airflow, directing air toward the olfactory epithelium on the surface of the turbinates and the ... or turbinates, are located in this region. The turbinates have a very vascularized lamina propria (erectile tissue) allowing ... This segment is located in and beneath the mucosa of the roof of each nasal cavity and the medial side of each middle turbinate ... Owing to the large surface area provided by the nasal conchae (also known as turbinates), the air passing through the nasal ...
*  Leptocollonia thielei
It has a depressed-turbinate shape. This marine species occurs off the South Georgia Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula ...
*  Concha bullosa
A concha bullosa is a pneumatized (air-filled) cavity within a turbinate in the nose. (Concha is another term for turbinate.) ... In such a case the turbinate can be reduced in size by endoscopic nasal surgery (turbinectomy). The presence of a concha ... Occasionally, a large concha bullosa within a turbinate may cause it to bulge sufficiently to obstruct the opening of an ... Bullosa refers to the air-filled cavity within the turbinate. It is a normal anatomic variant seen in up to half the population ...
*  Stomatella biporcata
The shell is turbinate and subdepressed. Its color is red and white, obscurely variegated. It is transversely sulcate. The ...
*  Gibbula hisseyiana
It has a globosely turbinate shape. The short spire is obtuse, and densely spirally striate. It is whitish with angulately ...
*  Cinnamomum mercadoi
The calyx is canescent and turbinate. Finally, the bark is gray and does not have any fissures or cracks. It is covered ...
*  Sukashitrochus morleti
It has a turbinate-depressed shape. It is transversely strongly cristate-carinate, longitudinally subobliquely striate, except ...
*  Liotina crenata
The depressed shell has a turbinate shape. The spire whorls are somewhat exserted, all showing a pair of peripheral keels, ...
*  Calliostoma turbinum
The shell is small, turbinate and thin. The nacre shines with a peculiarly coppery luster. The apex is white. The periphery is ...
*  Monilea chiliarches
The delicate, turbinate shell is narrowly umbilicate. Its exterior is pale, white-straw but pearly inside. The shell contains 5 ...