sphenopalatine

adjective
sphe·​no·​pal·​a·​tine | \ ˌsfē-nō-ˈpal-ə-ˌtīn \

Medical Definition of sphenopalatine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, lying in, or distributed to the vicinity of the sphenoid and palatine bones

sphenopalatine

noun

Medical Definition of sphenopalatine (Entry 2 of 2)

: a sphenopalatine part specifically : pterygopalatine ganglion

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