alisphenoid


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al·i·sphe·noid

(al-i-sfē'noyd),
Relating to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
[L. ala, + sphēn, wedge]

alisphenoid

/ali·sphe·noid/ (-sfe´noid)
1. pertaining to the greater wing of the sphenoid.
2. a cartilage of the fetal chondrocranium on either side of the basisphenoid; later in development it forms the greater part of the great wing of the sphenoid.

al·i·sphe·noid

(al'i-sfē'noyd)
Relating to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
[L. ala, + sphēn, wedge]

alisphenoid

The greater wing of the SPHENOID BONE.

alisphenoid

the bone forming in the middle region of the cranium of mammals.

al·i·sphe·noid

(al'i-sfē'noyd)
Relating to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.
[L. ala, + sphēn, wedge]
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The carotid circulation is primitive, an alisphenoid strut is present, and the subsquamosal fenestra is large (but smaller than the postglenoid foramen).
2006): presence of long palate with prominent posterolateral pits, absence of alisphenoid strut, absence of posterior suspensory process of the squamosal attached to tegmen tympani, absence of gall bladder, 12 thoracic vertebrae, absence of hemal arches on first caudal vertebrae, and fewer than 36 caudal vertebrae; the last two synapomorphies are reversed in several oryzomyine taxa.
Posterior maxillary notch of maxillary and palatine behind M3--enclosed as a foramen, with maxillary fused with suture to alisphenoid (1); open as notch, alisphenoid not fused to maxillary (2); polymorphic for 1 and 2 (3).
longilingua include the size of the posterior opening of the alisphenoid canal, which in CBF 7620 is larger across than the strut of bone separating it from the foramen ovale accessorius, whereas it is about half as long in R.