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Noun: turbinate bone
  1. Any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
    - turbinate, turbinal

Derived forms: turbinate bones

Type of: bone, os[2]

Part of: beak [informal], conk [Brit, informal], honker [informal], hooter [informal], nose, nozzle [informal], olfactory organ, schnoz [informal], schnozzle [informal], snoot [informal], snout [informal]

Encyclopedia: Turbinate bone