sphenobasilar

adjective sphe·no·basilar \¦sfē(ˌ)nō+\
variants: less commonly

sphenobasilic

\¦sfē(ˌ)nō+\

Definition of sphenobasilar

  1. :  of, relating to, lying between, or distributed to the sphenoid and the basilar part of the occipital bone

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Origin and Etymology of sphenobasilar

sphenobasilar, from New Latin sphenobasilaris, from sphen- + basilaris basilar, irregular from Latin basis base + -aris -ar; sphenobasilic, probably from New Latin sphenobasilaris + English -ic — more at base


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