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alisphenoid

adjective ali·sphe·noid \ ˌā-ləs-ˈfē-ˌnȯid, ˌal-əs- \

medical Definition of alisphenoid

: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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alisphenoid

noun

medical Definition of alisphenoid

:an alisphenoid bone; especially :greater wing

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