pterygospinous

adjective

pter·​y·​go·​spi·​nous ˌter-ə-gō-ˈspī-nəs How to pronounce pterygospinous (audio)
: situated or extending between the lateral pterygoid plate and the inferiorly directed spine on the posterior part of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone

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“Pterygospinous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pterygospinous. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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