sphenoturbinal

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adjective

sphe·​no·​turbinal
¦sfē(ˌ)nō+
: of, relating to, constituting, or situated near a pair of small curved plates of bone at the anterior and inferior part of the body of the sphenoid bone that in man remain attached to the sphenoid until the age of puberty

sphenoturbinal

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noun

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plural -s
: a sphenoturbinal bone

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

sphen- + turbinal

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“Sphenoturbinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sphenoturbinal. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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