Sphenoidal spine



sphenoidal spine n.
A rearward and downward projection from either of the greater wings of the sphenoid bone. Also called alar spine, spinous process.

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    sphenoid crest n. A vertical ridge in the midline of the anterior surface of the sphenoid bone.



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