Turbinates D014420

Anatomy [A] » Musculoskeletal System [A02] » Skeleton » Bone and Bones » Skull » Facial Bones » Turbinates

Anatomy [A] » Respiratory System [A04] » Nose » Turbinates

Description

The scroll-like bony plates with curved margins on the lateral wall of the NASAL CAVITY. Turbinates, also called nasal concha, increase the surface area of nasal cavity thus providing a mechanism for rapid warming and humidification of air as it passes to the lung.   MeSH

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