Superior nasal concha

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The superior nasal concha is one of the conchae in the nose and refers to a bony projection on the posterior surface of the labyrinth of ethmoid.

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rID: 4779
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superior nasal turbinate
  • Superior concha
  • Superior turbinate

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