Definition of Sphenethmoid. Meaning of Sphenethmoid. Synonyms of Sphenethmoid

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Definition of Sphenethmoid

Sphenethmoid
Sphenethmoid Sphe*neth"moid, a. [Sphenoid + ethmoid.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to both the sphenoidal and the ethmoidal regions of the skull, or the sphenethmoid bone; sphenethmoidal. Sphenethmoid bone (Anat.), a bone of the skull which surrounds the anterior end of the brain in many amphibia; the girdle bone.
Sphenethmoid
Sphenethmoid Sphe*neth"moid, n. (Anat.) The sphenethmoid bone.

Meaning of Sphenethmoid from wikipedia

- structure. The sphenethmoid bone forms as three bones: the lesser wings and the anterior part of the base. These two parts of the sphenethmoid may be distinguished...
- The well preserved braincase is very much complete, only missing the sphenethmoid-mesethmoid complex, whereas the laterosphenoids and orbitosphenoids are...
- pleurosphenoid that joins the otic-occipital portion of the braincase with the sphenethmoid, a characteristic which they considered unique among amphibians. The...
- characterized as lacking cephalic crests, having omosternum, distinctively wide sphenethmoid, prominent and notched exoccipital condyles, and yellowish-orange skin...
- basipterygoid process of the parasphenoid (the basicranial joint), an unossified sphenethmoid, long and slender mid-dorsal ribs, a radius with a semicircular cross...
- (5) a ventral flange of the frontal meeting the sphenethmoid; (7) an anterolaterally bulbous sphenethmoid; and (8) a m****ive epipterygoid. Like other ostodolepids...
- the rear part of the skull are the supratemporal fenestrae. sphenethmoid The sphenethmoid is a tube-shaped bone at the front part of the braincase. Located...
- spreckles. As all species from Brevicipitidae, Breviceps bagginsi lack sphenethmoids. Breviceps bagginsi only occur in South Africa. They live on edges of...
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