clinoid


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cli·noid

(klī'noyd),
1. Resembling a four-poster bed.
2. Synonym(s): clinoid process
[G. klinē, bed, + eidos, resemblance]

clinoid

(klī′noyd) [Gr. kline, bed, + eidos, form, shape]
Shaped like a bed.

clinoid

Resembling a bed.
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Optic strut connects the body of sphenoid to the inferomedial aspect of base of anterior clinoid process and is removed during anterior clinoidectomy and optic canal decompression.
The supraorbital keyhole approach effectively exposes the frontal lobe base, anterior clinoid process, canalis opticus, olfactory sulcus, olfactory tract, optic nerve, optic chiasm, oculomotor nerve, anterior communicating artery, anterior cerebral artery A1 segment, pituitary stalk, diaphragma sellae, dorsum sellae, posterior clinoid process, basilar artery apex, posterior cerebral artery P1 segment, superior cerebellar artery proximal, front upper pontine and interpeduncular cistern, anteromedial temporal lobe, internal carotid, middle cerebral artery (M1, M2 segment, and part of M3 segment), anterior choroidal artery, posterior communicating artery; and contralateral carotid artery medial surface, anterior cerebral artery A1 and A2 proximal, middle cerebral artery M1 and M2 proximal.
The sella turcica bridge (STB) is the true bony union of the anterior and posterior clinoid processes while the clinoid enlargement (CLEN), is the overlapping of the anterior and posterior clinoid processes4 and not necessarily real bony fusion.5 Bridging of the sella turcica is considered as an anatomical abnormality and has been reported to occur in skeletal and dental malformations and in several syndromes.6
Pneumatization may extend into the greater and lesser wings of the sphenoid or pterygoid process and the anterior clinoid process; it can also extend into the occipital bone.
Within this length, 22.66 mm was comprised of the light transparent tissues of the eye (lens and vitreous humour) and 23.35 mm of liquid behind the superior orbital fissure inside the skull (from the anterior clinoid process to the mesencephalon).
Other variants include aeration of the medial pterygoid process (44%), anterior clinoid process (13%) and posterior orbital wall (Fig.
The intracavernous part of CN III enters the cavernous sinus by piercing the dura lateral to the posterior clinoid process (Fig.
The mass extended from high frontal convexity to the left clinoid process.
The particular emphasis of the cranial work was on the following locations: where those cranial nerves cross the borders of tentorium cerebelli, as they pass through cavernous sinus, where the particularly vulnerable spot was, the fibro-osseous canal beneath the posterior clinoid processes, at sutura petrobasilaris, and where those nerves enter the orbit through fissure orbital is superior.
The anterior clinoid process is a part of the roof to the cavernous sinus in its frontal portion.