Definition of Ephippium

1. n. A depression in the sphenoid bone; the pituitary fossa.



Definition of Ephippium

1. Noun. (anatomy) A depression in the sphenoid bone; the pituitary fossa. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) A saddle-shaped cavity to contain the winter eggs, situated on the back of Cladocera. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ephippium

1. 1. A depression in the sphenoid bone; the pituitary fossa. 2. A saddle-shaped cavity to contain the winter eggs, situated on the back of Cladocera. Origin: L, saddle cloth, fr. Gr.; on + horse. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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