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pre·​sphe·​noid -ˈsfē-ˌnȯid How to pronounce presphenoid (audio)
: a presphenoid bone or cartilage usually united with the basisphenoid in the adult and in humans forming the anterior part of the body of the sphenoid


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variants also presphenoidal
: indicating or relating to a median part of the vertebrate skull anterior to the basisphenoid

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“Presphenoid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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