sphenoturbinal

adjective
sphe·​no·​turbinal | \ ¦sfē(ˌ)nō+ \

Definition of sphenoturbinal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of sphenoturbinal (Entry 2 of 2)

: a sphenoturbinal bone

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History and Etymology for sphenoturbinal

Adjective

sphen- + turbinal

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“Sphenoturbinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sphenoturbinal. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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