greater wing

noun
variants: also great wing

Medical Definition of greater wing

: a broad curved winglike expanse on each side of the sphenoid bone

called also alisphenoid

— compare lesser wing

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“Greater wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/greater%20wing. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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