sphenoid bone


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sphenoid bone

n.
A compound bone with winglike processes, situated at the base of the skull.

sphenoid bone

n
(Anatomy) the large butterfly-shaped compound bone at the base of the skull, containing a protective depression for the pituitary gland
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sphenoid bone - butterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skullsphenoid bone - butterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skull
crotaphion - the tip of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
skull - the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
pterygoid process - two bony processes descending from the body of the sphenoid bone
Translations
klínová kost
kiilluu
kitaluu
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Also, extensive erosion and destruction of adjacent greater wing of sphenoid bone was noted.
Infratemporal space abscess is usually difficult to diagnose because this space is surrounded with bones like mandibular ramus, sphenoid bone and lateral pterygoid plate which prevents the abscess to give symptoms like swelling and/or erythema.
Type III (temporal extended FLA): A Type III FLA was performed for lesions that invaded the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, sphenoidal ridge, anterior clinoid process, cavernous sinus, and the third ventricle.
These veins create a cavity bordered by the temporal bone of the skull and the sphenoid bone in the head.
She presented to an outside emergency department, where head CT identified a 6 cm right temporal lobe mass growing through and destroying the greater wing of the sphenoid bone and invading into the infratemporal fossa.
36) The lateral sphenoid cephalocele can be further divided into type 1 (which herniates into a pneumatized lateral recess, may simulate a retention cyst on CT, and may present with CSF leak and headache) and type 2 (which herniates into or through the greater wing of the sphenoid bone and may present with seizure or headache).
The sphenoid bone is a midline osseous structure lying anterior to the basilar portion of the occipital bone and is protected on either side by the temporal bones.
The pituitary body sits in the sella turcica on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone just in front of the SBS.
Moreover, the sphenoid bone is not completely developed in children, which allows for more movement of the brain during head trauma and may contribute to damage of the lenticulostriate arteries.
in 1979 reported a case of metastasis of follicular thyroid carcinoma to sphenoid sinus and sphenoid bone.
The aeration process begins at approximately 3 years of age in the anterior portion of the sphenoid bone in the area known as thepresphenoid, and it progresses posteriorly into the basisphenoid area until it reaches the anterior wall of the clivus.