"Sphenoid Bone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An irregular unpaired bone situated at the SKULL BASE and wedged between the frontal, temporal, and occipital bones (FRONTAL BONE; TEMPORAL BONE; OCCIPITAL BONE). Sphenoid bone consists of a median body and three pairs of processes resembling a bat with spread wings. The body is hollowed out in its inferior to form two large cavities (SPHENOID SINUS).
- Sphenoid Bone
- Bone, Sphenoid
- Bones, Sphenoid
- Sphenoid Bones
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