body of sphenoid

bod·y of sphe·noid

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the central portion of the sphenoid bone from which the greater and lesser wings and the pterygoid processes arise. The sphenoidal sinuses lie within it.
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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.
Optic strut is a piece of bone located between upper side of body and lesser wing of sphenoid, which separates optic canal from medial side of superior orbital fissure.(7) Length of optic strut was measured from the side of body of sphenoid to the ACP (Fig.
In one of the skulls we observed bilateral presence of two similar bony bar arising from the sides of the body of sphenoid towards the lesser wing of sphenoid bone, thus creating one extra foramina (Fig.
In the present study, bilateral presence of two similar bony bars arising from the sides of the body of sphenoid towards the lesser wing of sphenoid bone thus creating one extra foramina below the optic canal.
A Bony Pillar extending from body of sphenoid to Lesser Wing of Sphenoid
Each of these processes, descending perpendicularly from the junctions of greater wings and body of sphenoid, consists of a medial and a lateral plate.
The optic strut represents a bony formation that connects the body of sphenoid bone and its lesser wing.