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sella turcica

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noun sella tur·ci·ca \-ˈtər-ki-kə, -si-\

Medical Definition of sella turcica

plural

sellae turcicae

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  1. :  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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