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parasphenoid

adjective para·sphenoid
variants: or less commonly parasphenoidal \¦parə+\

Definition of parasphenoid

: of, relating to, or being a bone situated in the base of the skull of many vertebrates and developed in the membrane underlying the basicranial axis

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Origin and Etymology of parasphenoid

1para- + sphenoid, sphenoidal


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parasphenoid

noun \ " \

Definition of parasphenoid

: a parasphenoid bone

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