Alisphenoid



alisphenoid

alisphenoid al·i·sphe·noid (āl’ĭ-sfē’noid, ā’lĭ-)
adj.
Relating to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
Historical Examples

Anteroventrally the sphenoidal fissure is bounded by the orbitosphenoid bone, and dorsolaterally by the alisphenoid bone.
A New Species of Heteromyid Rodent from the Middle Oligocene of Northeast Colorado with Remarks on the Skull Edwin C. Galbreath

The alisphenoid bone is large and forms part of the posteromedial wall of the orbit.
A New Species of Heteromyid Rodent from the Middle Oligocene of Northeast Colorado with Remarks on the Skull Edwin C. Galbreath

Each also sends ventralwards a plate which meets an upgrowth from the pterygoid and acts as an alisphenoid.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

Dorsally the pterygoid articulates with the basisphenoid, quadrate, and alisphenoid.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

Orbit completely separated from the temporal fossa by an inward extension of the frontal and malar bones meeting the alisphenoid.
The Last Link Ernst Haeckel

The alisphenoid is a small bone in the roof of the mouth before the prootic.
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan

The tympanic bone remains permanently distinct, and the anterior boundary of the tympanic cavity is formed by the alisphenoid.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

The palatine is well developed, the pterygoid is small and early fuses with the pterygoid process of the alisphenoid.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

Dorso-laterally the basisphenoid is joined by the alisphenoid, which forms most of the posterior wall of the orbit.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7 Various

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