- 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]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.