turbinate :

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  • n  any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
  • a  of or relating to the scroll-shaped turbinate bones in the nasal passages
  • s  in the shape of a coil

  • A speculum is introduced into the nostril and under direct vision the spray tip is inserted upward along the septum until definitely past the middle turbinate.

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