Definition of Sphenotic
1. a. Of, pertaining to, or designating, the sphenotic bone.
2. n. The sphenotic bone.
Medical Definition of Sphenotic
Of, pertaining to, or designating, the sphenotic bone.
Sphenotic bone, a bone on the anterior side of the auditory capsule of many fishes, and connected with, or adjoining, the sphenoid bone.
Origin: Spheno- +, the ear.
The sphenotic bone.
Source: Websters Dictionary
(01 Mar 1998)
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