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sella

 [sel´ah] (L.)
a saddle-shaped depression. adj., adj sel´lar.
empty sella see empty-sella syndrome.
sella tur´cica a depression on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone, lodging the pituitary gland.
Sella turcica in the superior aspect of the sphenoid bone. From Dorland's, 2000.

sad·dle

(sad'ĕl),
1. A structure shaped like, or suggestive of, a seat or saddle used in horseback riding. Synonym(s): sella
2. Synonym(s): denture base

sella

/sel·la/ (sel´ah) pl. sel´lae   [L.]
1. a saddle-shaped depression.sel´lar

sella tur´cica  a depression on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone, lodging the pituitary gland.

sad·dle

(sad'ĕl)
1. A structure shaped like, or suggestive of, a seat or saddle as used in horseback riding.
Synonym(s): sella.
2. Synonym(s): denture base.

sella

pl. sellae [L.] a saddle-shaped depression.

empty sella
sella turcica
a depression on the upper surface of the sphenoid bone, lodging the pituitary gland.
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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.
There was no shortage of photo stops with 2,500-metre vantage points looking outwards to the Dolomites' highest peak, Marmolada, and later Sassolungo or inwards to the ever-present backdrop of the Sella Group with its giant cliffs penetrated by deep gorges.
Complete/partial empty sella syndrome was only found in female Patients.
The first measurement was made from the cranial tip of the epiglottis to the caudal tip of the uvula, and the second was made from the cranial tip of the epiglottis to the center of the sella turcica (figure 1).
menardi (Lamarck) deposited in the d'Orbigny Collection, and Sellithyris sella (J.
Computed tomography (CT) is useful in the delination of the osseous margins of the sella.
The sella turcica bridge corresponds to the partial or complete ossification of the interclinoid ligaments, as it has been reported by many authors (Tebo, 1968; Kapur et al.
I've taken a weight off myself," Sella said after appearing before the Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping prosecutor.
Italian cyclist Emanuele Sella confessed to using banned substances at a hearing before the Italian Olympic Committee yesterday.
Keywords: Anatomy; Skull base; Sella turcica; Cavernous sinus; Radiology.
I couldn't believe it,'' Chandler Sella, 13, said when she first heard the news on TV.
One of the finest early exponents of Alpine photography was Vittorio Sella, whose work we feature in this month's archive, alongside that of several contemporaries