Definition of Sphenoidal

1. a. Sphenoid.



Definition of Sphenoidal

1. Adjective. (anatomy) sphenoid ¹

2. Adjective. (crystallography) Shaped like a wedge ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sphenoidal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Sphenoidal

1. 1. Sphenoid. 2. Pertaining to, or resembling, a sphenoid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphenoidal

sphenographic
sphenographist
sphenography
sphenoid
sphenoid bone
sphenoid bones
sphenoid crest
sphenoid fontanel
sphenoid fontanelle
sphenoid process
sphenoid process of palatine bone
sphenoid process of septal cartilage
sphenoid sinus
sphenoid sinuses
sphenoid sinusitis
sphenoidal (current term)
sphenoidal angle
sphenoidal angle of parietal bone
sphenoidal border of temporal bone
sphenoidal conchae
sphenoidal fissure
sphenoidal fontanel
sphenoidal fontanelle
sphenoidal herniation
sphenoidal part of middle cerebral artery
sphenoidal ridges
sphenoidal sinus
sphenoidal sinus aperture
sphenoidal sinuses
sphenoidal spine

Literary usage of Sphenoidal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"It enters the orbit through the sphenoidal fissure, and lies above the ophthalmic vein, from which it is separated by a lamina of dura mater. ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"—The sphenoidal concha- are two thin, curved plates, situated at the anterior and ... A small portion of the sphenoidal concha sometimes enters into the ..."

3. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"The sphenoidal sinus has not often been brought before this Association for discussion. At the meeting in Rochester, in 1895, Dr. Bryan'1 in a contribution ..."

4. A Text-book of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1907)
"For opening the sphenoidal cells a sharp gouge should be used, or an instrument of similar construction. This should be introduced through the nose, ..."

5. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"... the forms are u(102), ,-—f—•»_ e(101), n(lll); also /(230), fc(210). z(432), 5. sphenoidal CLASS (10). ... TYPE (Tetragonal sphenoidal, sphenoidal ..."

6. A Textbook of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by David Braden Kyle (1904)
"For opening the sphenoidal cells a sharp gouge should be used, or an instrument of similar construction. This should be introduced through the nose, ..."

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