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.

Splenial bone Anat., a thin splintlike bone on the inner side of the proximal portion of the mandible of many vertebrates.

 

© Webster 1913.


Sple"ni*al, n. Anat.

The splenial bone.

 

© Webster 1913.

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