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alisphenoid

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin ala wing + English sphenoid.

NounEdit

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alisphenoid (plural alisphenoids)

  1. (anatomy) the greater wing of the sphenoid bone

AdjectiveEdit

alisphenoid (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Relating to or forming the wing of the sphenoid bone.
  2. (anatomy) Relating to a bone in the base of the skull, which in the adult is often consolidated with the sphenoid.
    alisphenoid bone
    alisphenoid canal