sphen-

combining form
variants: or spheno-

Definition of sphen-

1 :wedge :wedge-shaped
  • sphenogram
  • Sphenodon
2 a :of or relating to the sphenoid
  • sphenotribe
b :sphenoidal and
  • sphenomastoid
  • sphenethmoidal

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Origin and Etymology of sphen-

New Latin, from Greek sphēn-, sphēno-, from sphēn


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