pterygoid process(redirected from Pterygoid processes)
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(Anatomy) anatomy either of two long bony plates extending downwards from each side of the sphenoid bone within the skull
[C18 pterygoid, from Greek pterugoeidēs, from pterux wing; see -oid]
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|Noun||1.||pterygoid process - two bony processes descending from the body of the sphenoid bone|