Alisphenoidal
Alisphenoid Al`i*sphe"noid, Alisphenoidal Al`i*sphe*noid"al, a. [L. ala wing + E. sphenoid.] (Anat.) Pertaining to or forming the wing of the sphenoid; relating to a bone in the base of the skull, which in the adult is often consolidated with the sphenoid; as, alisphenoid bone; alisphenoid canal. [1913 Webster]

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  • Alisphenoid — Al i*sphe noid, Alisphenoidal Al i*sphe*noid al, a. [L. ala wing + E. sphenoid.] (Anat.) Pertaining to or forming the wing of the sphenoid; relating to a bone in the base of the skull, which in the adult is often consolidated with the sphenoid;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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