[sfee-nog-ruh-fee] /sfiˈnɒg rə fi/
the art of writing in cuneiform characters.
the study of cuneiform writing.
adjective, Also, sphenoidal 1. being in the shape of a wedge; wedge-shaped. 2. Anatomy. of or relating to the compound bone of the base of the skull, at the roof of the pharynx. noun 3. Anatomy. the sphenoid bone. adjective 1. wedge-shaped 2. of or relating to the sphenoid bone noun 3. See sphenoid bone […]
- Sphenoidal sinus
sphenoidal sinus n. Either of a pair of cavities in the body of the sphenoid bone that communicate with the nasal cavity.
- 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.
- Sphenoid bone
noun 1. the large butterfly-shaped compound bone at the base of the skull, containing a protective depression for the pituitary gland sphenoid bone n. A compound bone with winglike processes, situated at the base of the skull.