presphenoid

noun
pre·​sphe·​noid | \-ˈsfē-ˌnȯid \

Medical Definition of presphenoid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

presphenoid

adjective
variants: also presphenoidal \-​sfi-​ˈnȯid-​ᵊl \

Medical Definition of presphenoid (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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