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sphenoid

[′sfē‚nȯid]
(crystallography)
An open crystal, occurring in monoclinic crystals of the sphenoidal class, and characterized by two nonparallel faces symmetrical with an axis of twofold symmetry.
(science and technology)
Wedge-shaped.
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The stellate type, in which the frontal, parietal, sphenoid and the temporal bones interconnected to each other (Murphy and Saxena et al.
Advanced imaging methodologies demonstrated that ethmoid involvement is the most common, followed by the sphenoid and frontal bones.
His ECG was normal, but his MRI scan showed a large left sphenoid wing hypervascular meningioma.
Tumor extends through the greater wing of the sphenoid into the infratemporal fossa.
The frontal sinuses are most frequently affected (60-65%), followed by the ethmoid (20-30%), maxillary (10%) and sphenoid (2-3%).
Surgical nuances for the endoscopic endonasal transpterygoid approach to lateral sphenoid sinus encephaloceles.
Orbital Computed Tomography (CT) (Figure 1, A) demonstrated inflammatory opacification of the left sphenoid sinus and unusual bony dehiscence at the proximal optic canal.
The maxillary, ethmoid (divided into anterior and posterior cells) frontal and sphenoid sinuses.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a soft tissue mass in the sphenoid sinus, eroding the basi-sphenoid and extending into the nasopharynx (Fig.
Most mucoceles occur in the frontal sinus (60%), followed by the ethmoid sinus (30%), the maxillary sinus (10%), and very rarely in the sphenoid sinus.
I finished her session with a decompression of her sphenoid.