spheno-


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spheno-

Do not confuse this combining form with stheno-.
Wedge, wedge-shaped; the sphenoid bone.
[G. sphēn, wedge]

spheno-

prefix meaning "sphenoid bone or a wedge": sphenocephaly, sphenoidotomy, sphenotemporal.

spheno-

Combining form denoting wedge, wedge-shaped; the sphenoid bone.
[G. sphēn, wedge]

spheno-

word element. [Gr.] wedge-shaped, sphenoid bone.