sella turcica

noun
sella tur·​ci·​ca | \ -ˈtər-ki-kə How to pronounce sella turcica (audio) , -si- How to pronounce sella turcica (audio) \
plural sellae turcicae\ -​ki-​ˌkī How to pronounce sella turcica (audio) , -​si-​ˌsē How to pronounce sella turcica (audio) \

Medical Definition of sella turcica

: a depression in the middle line of the upper surface of the sphenoid bone in which the pituitary gland is lodged

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“Sella turcica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sella%20turcica. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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