Splenial
Splenial Sple"ni*al, n. (Anat.) The splenial bone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Splenial — Sple ni*al, a. [L. splenium a plaster, a patch, Gr. ???? a bandage.] (Anat.) (a) Designating the splenial bone. (b) Of or pertaining to the splenial bone or splenius muscle. [1913 Webster] {Splenial bone} (Anat.), a thin splintlike bone on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Splenial — The splenial is a small bone in the lower jaw of reptiles, amphibians and birds, usually located on the lingual side (closest to the tongue) between the angular and suprangular …   Wikipedia

  • splenial — I. ˈsplēnēəl adjective Etymology: in senses 1 & 2, from New Latin splenius + English al; in sense 3, from New Latin splenium + English al 1. : of, relating to, or being a thin membrane bone on the inner side of the mandible of many vertebrates… …   Useful english dictionary

  • splenial — 1) a dermal bone carrying a sensory canal, e.g. in Amia. Also called sesamoid angular or submandibular 2) coronoid (a paired dermal bone bearing teeth located on the upper edge of Meckel s cartilage. One pair is found in Acipenseridae and two… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • splenial — See splenius. * * * …   Universalium

  • splenial — 1. Relating to the splenium. 2. Relating to a splenius muscle. [G. splenion, bandage] * * * sple·ni·al (spleґne əl) pertaining to the splenium corporis callosi or to the splenius muscle …   Medical dictionary

  • splenial — sple·ni·al …   English syllables

  • Splenial bone — Splenial Sple ni*al, a. [L. splenium a plaster, a patch, Gr. ???? a bandage.] (Anat.) (a) Designating the splenial bone. (b) Of or pertaining to the splenial bone or splenius muscle. [1913 Webster] {Splenial bone} (Anat.), a thin splintlike bone… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • splenial center — one of the ossification centers of the mandible, forming a part of its inner plate …   Medical dictionary

  • splenial gyrus — g. fasciolaris …   Medical dictionary

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