Medical Definition of Sphenoidal spine

1. A posterior and downward projection from the greater wing of the sphenoid bone on either side, located posterolateral to the foramen spinosum, so-named for its proximity to the sphenoidal spine; gives attachment to the sphenomandibular ligament. Synonym: processus spinosus, spina ossis sphenoidalis, alar spine, angular spine, spina angularis, spinous process. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphenoidal Spine

sphenoid sinusitis
sphenoidal
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 (current term)
sphenoidal turbinated bones
sphenoidale
sphenoiditis
sphenoidostomy
sphenoidotomy
sphenoids
sphenomalar
sphenomandibular ligament
sphenomaxillary
sphenomaxillary fissure
sphenomaxillary fossa
sphenomaxillary suture
sphenopalatine

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