epipterygoid

adjective
epi·pterygoid | \ ¦epə̇ , ¦epē+ \

Definition of epipterygoid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: situated above or upon the pterygoid : relating to or being a slender bone in the skull of most lizards and some other reptiles that extends between the pterygoid and the parietal or anterior end of the pro-otic

epipterygoid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of epipterygoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: the epipterygoid bone

called also columella cranii

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epi- + pterygoid

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