anterior clinoid process

(redirected from Proc. clinoideus anterior)

anterior clinoid process

[TA]
the posteriorly directed projection that is the medial end of the sphenoidal ridge (lesser wing of sphenoid); it provides attachment for the free edge of the tentorium cerebelli.

an·te·ri·or cli·noid pro·cess

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr klin'oyd pros'es) [TA]
The posteriorly directed projection that is the medial end of the sphenoidal ridge (lesser wing of sphenoid); it provides attachment for the free edge of the tentorium cerebelli.
Synonym(s): processus clinoideus anterior [TA] .

an·te·ri·or cli·noid pro·cess

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr klin'oyd pros'es) [TA]
Posteriorly directed projection that is the medial end of the sphenoidal ridge (lesser wing of sphenoid); it provides attachment for the free edge of the tentorium cerebelli.