Turbinectomy

A Turbinectomy is a procedure in which some or all of the turbinate bones attached to mucous membranes in the nasal passage are removed. It has been used to relieve nasal obstruction, but side-effects include removal of nerves that would report the passage of air. It may result in empty nose syndrome. ...
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Turbinectomy

Turbinectomy: Removal of a turbinate bone. The turbinate is a bone in the nose; it is an extension of the ethmoid bone, is situated along the side wall of the nose, and is covered by mucous membrane. For example, submucous turbinectomy (removal of the turbinate bone without removing the overlying mucous membrane) had been found to reduce nasal disc...
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turbinectomy

<procedure> Surgical removal of a turbinated bone. ... Origin: turbinate + G. Ektome, excision ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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turbinectomy

(tur″bĭ-nekĀ“tә-me) excision of a nasal concha (turbinate bone).
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turbinectomy

turbinectomy Removal of a turbinate bone. The turbinate is a bone in the nose; and it is an extension of the ethmoid bone which is situated along the side wall of the nose, and is covered by mucous membrane. Submucous turbinectomy, or the removal of the turbinate bone without removing the overlying mucous membrane, has been found to reduce nasal d...
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turbinectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: tŭr′bi-nek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Surgical removal of a turbinate bone.
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