sella(redirected from sellae turcicae)
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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.
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1. A structure shaped like, or suggestive of, a seat or saddle used in horseback riding. Synonym(s): sella
2. Synonym(s): denture base
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
1. A structure shaped like, or suggestive of, a seat or saddle as used in horseback riding.
2. Synonym(s): denture base.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012