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  • adj. Turbinate in shape.


turbinate +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)


  • The nostrils, however, are much wider, about as wide from wing to wing, as the white man's mouth from corner to corner, and the internal bones, called the turbinated, on which the olfactory nerves are spread, are larger and project nearer to the opening of the nostrils than in the white man.

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  • But the Cephalopoda and the turbinated Testacea have in common an arrangement which stands in contrast with this.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • But the general plan of their body is that of the Cephalopoda; and, though this is true in a certain degree of all the Testacea, it is more especially true of those turbinated species that have a spiral shell.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • This mecon in the turbinated genera is lodged in the spiral part of the shell, while in univalves, such as limpets, it occupies the fundus, and in bivalves is placed near the hinge, the so-called ovum lying on the right; while on the opposite side is the vent.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • The reason for this is that the hind part of their body has been drawn up close to the fore part, as is also the case in the turbinated

    On the Parts of Animals

  • Below all these bones the lower turbinated bones may be said to divide the olfactory chamber above from the ordinary air passages.

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  • The inferior turbinated are spongy, scroll-like bones, which curve about within the nasal cavities so as to increase the surface of the air passages of the nose.

    A Practical Physiology

  • To increase the area of the air passages, the two light, spongy turbinated bones, one on each side, form narrow, winding channels.

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  • As regards Testacea, he writes, "The nature of their internal structure is similar in all, especially in the turbinated animals, for they differ in size and in the relations of excess; the univalves and bivalves do not exhibit many differences" (Cresswell, _loc.cit. _, p. 83).

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  • Each cavity is divided into three long, narrow passages by the two pairs of turbinated bones.

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