petrosphenoid

petrosphenoid

 [pet″ro-sfe´noid]
pertaining to the petrous portion of the temporal bone and to the sphenoid bone.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pet·ro·sphe·noid

(pet'rō-sfē'noyd),
Relating to the petrous portion of the temporal bone and to the sphenoid bone.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pet·ro·sphe·noid

(pet'rō-sfē'noyd)
Relating to the petrous portion of the temporal bone and to the sphenoid bone.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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(5) The two principal cranial nerve syndromes associated with nasopharyngeal carcinoma are retroparotid syndrome (involving cranial nerves IX, X, XI, and XII) and petrosphenoid syndrome (involving cranial nerves III, IV, V, and VI).
With the coronal view, the radiologist was able to determine that there was indeed a definite bony destruction in the anterior petrous apex, along with a widening of the petrosphenoid suture line.