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sphe·noid an·gle, sphenoidal angle
1. angle formed by the intersection at the top of the sella turcica (dorsum sellae), of lines coming from the nasal point and from the tip of the rostrum of the sphenoid;
2. Synonym(s): sphenoidal angle of parietal bone
The angle formed at the top of the sella turcica by the intersection of lines drawn from the nasal point and the tip of the rostrum of the sphenoid.
See also: angle