post-sphenoid

sphenoid

[sfee-noid]
adjective Also, sphenoidal.
2.
Anatomy. of or pertaining to the compound bone of the base of the skull, at the roof of the pharynx. See diag. under skull.
noun
3.
Anatomy. the sphenoid bone.

Origin:
1725–35; < Neo-Latin sphēnoīdēs < Greek sphēnoeidḗs. See sphen-, -oid

postsphenoid, adjective
presphenoid, adjective
subsphenoid, adjective
subsphenoidal, adjective
supersphenoid, adjective
supersphenoidal, adjective
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sphenoid (ˈsfiːnɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  wedge-shaped
2.  of or relating to the sphenoid bone
 
n
3.  See sphenoid bone

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sphenoid sphe·noid (sfē'noid')
n.
The sphenoid bone. adj.

  1. Of or relating to the sphenoid bone.

  2. Wedge-shaped.


sphe·noi'dal (-noid'l) adj.
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