alisphenoid

adjective
ali·​sphe·​noid | \ ˌā-ləs-ˈfē-ˌnȯid, ˌal-əs- How to pronounce alisphenoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of alisphenoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

alisphenoid

noun

Medical Definition of alisphenoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: an alisphenoid bone especially : greater wing

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“Alisphenoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alisphenoid. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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