alisphenoid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin ala wing + English sphenoid.

Noun[edit]

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alisphenoid (plural alisphenoids)

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

Adjective[edit]

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