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a combining form meaning “wedge,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
having the shape of a wedge: sphenogram

spheno- or sphen-
Wedge; wedge-shaped: sphenocephaly.


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  • Sphenocephaly

    sphenocephaly sphe·no·ceph·a·ly (sfē’nō-sěf’ə-lē) n. The condition of having a wedge-shaped head.

  • Sphenodon

    noun 1. tuatara. noun 1. the technical name for the tuatara

  • Sphenoethmoidal suture

    sphenoethmoidal suture sphe·no·eth·moi·dal suture (sfē’nō-ěth-moid’l) n. The line of union between the crest of the sphenoid bone and the perpendicular and cribriform plates of the ethmoid bone.

  • Sphenogram

    noun 1. a cuneiform character. noun 1. a character used in cuneiform script

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