lesser wing

noun

Medical Definition of lesser wing

: an anterior triangular process on each side of the sphenoid bone in front of and much smaller than the corresponding greater wing — compare orbitosphenoid

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

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