Any turbinate bone, especially in the nose.French-Inspired Slang That Makes English Sound Très Chic When Did Chemical Become Such A Toxic Word?Spanish edit Etymology edit From Latin conchula, diminutive of concha, from Ancient Greek (kónkh, mussel).

Take THE quiz, test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.Marindin Portuguese edit Etymology edit From Vulgar Latin *concla, from Latin conchula, diminutive of concha, from Ancient Greek (kónkh from Proto-Indo-European *kongo- 1 Pronunciation edit IPA ( key /k./ Hyphenation: concha Noun edit concha f ( plural conchas ) seashell the shell of any mollusk.The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories Bret Harte It arises from the parietal crest, and is inserted into the internal surface of the concha.

These protect the olfactory bulb, the part of your brain that helps you smell.There are three pairs of conchae in your nose on either side of the septum.