Superior nasal concha

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

The air passage between the superior nasal concha and the lateral nasal wall is known as the superior meatus.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 4779
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superior nasal turbinate
  • Superior turbinate
  • Superior concha

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