Sphenethmoidal
Sphenethmoidal Sphe`neth*moid"al, a. (Anat.) Relating to the sphenoethmoid bone; sphenoethmoid. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] {Sphenethmoid bone} (Anat.), a bone of the skull which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sphenethmoid bone — 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. [1913 Webster] {Sphenethmoid bone} (Anat.), a bone of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sphen- — combining form or spheno Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sphēn , sphēno , from sphēn more at spoon 1. : wedge : wedge shaped …   Useful english dictionary

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