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sphenoid

 [sfe´noid]
1. wedge-shaped.
2. pertaining to the sphenoid bone; see anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.

sphe·noi·dal

(sfē-noy'dăl),
1. Relating to the sphenoid bone.
2. Wedge-shaped.
Synonym(s): sphenoid (1) [TA]

sphenoid

(sfē′noid′)
n.
The sphenoid bone.
adj.
1. Wedge-shaped.
2. Of or relating to the sphenoid bone.

sphe·noi′dal (-noid′l) adj.

sphe·noi·dal

(sfē-noy'dăl)
1. Relating to the sphenoid bone.
2. Wedge-shaped.
Synonym(s): sphenoid (1) .

sphe·noid bone

(sfē'noyd bōn)
A bone of irregular shape occupying the base of the skull; it is described as consisting of a central portion, or body, and six processes: two greater wings, two lesser wings, and two pterygoid processes; it articulates with the occipital, frontal, ethmoid, and vomer, and with the paired temporal, parietal, zygomatic, palatine, and sphenoidal concha bones.
Synonym(s): sphenoid (2) .

sphenoid

Wedge-shaped, or cuneiform. From Greek sphenoidis , a wedge.

sphe·noid bone

(sfē'noyd bōn)
A bone of irregular shape occupying the base of the skull.
Synonym(s): sphenoid (2) .
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The thickening extensively involved the right mastoid air cells, bilateral sphenoid sinuses, and frontal sinuses.
The sphenoidotomy was opened up to the level of the skull base using a sphenoid punch.
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The finding of a sphenoid sinus mucocele in the first MRI raised the suspicion of a secondary CH, but we could not establish an unequivocal cause-effect relationship between the two entities at that time.
Intraoperatively, a large mass was seen in the posterior aspect of the septum, bulging into the bilateral nasal cavities and extending into the sphenoid sinuses (Figure 2).
The Onodi cell or sphenoethmoidal cell, first described by Adolf Onodi in 1904 [1], is a posterior ethmoid air cell that lies superior to the sphenoid sinus and is in close proximity to the optic nerve or internal carotid artery (ICA) [2-6].
Newly admitted cases of an isolated sphenoid lesion are identified in Figure 1.
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Isolated sphenoid sinusitis is an uncommon condition that comprises less than 3% of all cases of sinusitis.