What is the difference between Meatus and Conchae?

The difference between meatus and conchae

is that “meatus” is a tubular opening or passage in the body and “conchae” is any shell-shaped structure.

meatus

conchae

Noun

  • (anatomy) A tubular opening or passage in the body.

Noun

  • Any shell-shaped structure.
  • (anatomy) The deepest indentation of the cartilage of the human ear, attaching to the mastoid bone.
  • (anatomy) Any of the nasal conchae.
  • (architecture) An apse, or the plain semidome of an apse.