Al`i*sphe"noid (#), 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.

 

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