sphenethmoid

Sphenethmoid

Sphe*neth"moid\, a. [Sphenoid + ethmoid.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to both the sphenoidal and the ethmoidal regions of the skull, or the sphenethmoid bone; sphenethmoidal.

Sphenethmoid bone (Anat.), a bone of the skull which surrounds the anterior end of the brain in many amphibia; the girdle bone.
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Sphenethmoid

Sphe*neth"moid\, n. (Anat.) The sphenethmoid bone.
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