clinoid

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek κλίνη (klínē, bed) +‎ -oid

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clinoid (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Like a bed; relating to the clinoid process.

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Noun[edit]

clinoid (plural clinoids)

  1. (anatomy) The clinoid process.
    • 2015 August 5, Venkatesh Gokuldas Kamath et al., “Binary Logistic Regression Analysis of Foramen Magnum Dimensions for Sex Determination”, in Anatomy Research International[1], volume 2015, DOI:10.1155/2015/459428:
      The lateral contributions are by the lateral cartilages, namely, the orbitosphenoid, which forms lesser wing of sphenoid, anterior clinoids, and planum sphenoidale, the alisphenoid that forms the greater wing of sphenoid and the medial pterygoid plate.

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