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ali·​sphe·​noid ˌā-ləs-ˈfē-ˌnȯid, ˌal-əs- How to pronounce alisphenoid (audio)
: belonging or relating to or forming the wings of the sphenoid or the pair of bones that fuse with other sphenoidal elements to form the greater wings of the sphenoid in the adult


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: an alisphenoid bone
especially : greater wing

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“Alisphenoid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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