concho-, conch-, conchi- +

(Greek > Latin: shell, sea shells; shell-like bone or cavity of the body)

The art of measuring shells or their curves; conchyliometry.
1. A speculum for examining the walls of the nasal cavity.
2. A tubular speculum incorporating a mirror, once used for median rhinoscopy.
3. An instrument for examining the interior of the nose.
conchospiral (s) (noun), conchospirals (pl)
A kind of tuning circles or curves as seen in sea shells.
A former order in the Class Branchiopoda. Commonly called the clam shrimp or claw shrimp, they have a two-parted shell like that of a bivalve mollusc.
Any one of a variety of punch forceps designed for removing portions of the nasal conchae; turbinitome.
1. Incision of one of the nasal conchae, for instance of the inferior concha.
2. Resection of part of a concha.
conchylaceous (adjective), more conchylaceous, most conchylaceous
Resembling, or of the nature of shells: Linda's necklace seemed to be of a conchylaceous quality, bearing the color and shapes of shells.
A shell-fish, a conch.
Shell-fish, oyster.

A cross reference of other word family units that are related directly, indirectly, or partially with: "opening, hole, cavity, tract, tube": alveolo-; antro-; anu-; celo-; coelio-; fenestra-; hernio-; hiat-; meato-; ora-; parieto-; poro-; pyl-, pyle-; pylor-; sphinctero-; splanchn-; stomato-; syringo-; uretero-; urethro-; vagino-; ventricul-.