alisphenoid


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alisphenoid

[¦al·ə¦sfē‚nȯid]
(anatomy)
The bone forming the greater wing of the sphenoid in adults.
Of or pertaining to the sphenoid wing.
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In addition, Castoria has a broad zygomatic plate and an alisphenoid strut whereas Deltamys has a narrow plate without free upper margin and lacks the alisphenoid strut.
The ontogenetic development of the orbitotemporal region in the skull of Monodelphis domestica (Didelphidae, Marsupialia), and the problem of the mammalian alisphenoid.
and on the distinctive morphology, including carotid circulation (pattern 3 of Voss, 1988), presence of alisphenoid strut, developed jugal, and very large orbicular apophisis of malleus (MZUSP specimens from Brasilia, Brazil, collected by A.
Buccinator foramen--without medial wall, open below pterygoid (1); with a bony shelf on foramen floor beside alisphenoid (2); with a shelf and medial wall or partial wall enclosing foramen (3).