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Definition of the noun Alisphenoid

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  1. [anatomy] the greater wing of the sphenoid bone

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Google previewWiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume Set (2011)

by Bernard Wood

the basioccipital, basisphenoid, and right alisphenoid (A.L. 417-1c), and a maxilla including ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

alisphenoid One of a pair of structures that extend to either side of the sphenoid bone in the skull of vertebrates. alkaline Having a pH greater than 7.0. alkaline soil Soil with a pH greater than 7.0. If the base saturation is 100 percent the pH is 7.0 or higher. alkaliphile See extremophile. alkaloid A complex nitrogen compound, usually heterocyclic, belonging to a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1865)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

[ALISPHENOID (ala, awing; os sphe- noides, the sphenoid bone). Term applied by Prof. Owen to the great wing of the sphenoid bone.] ALIZARINE (alizari, madder). The red colouring matter of madder. The roots of the Jiubia Tinctorum, which yield this substance, are sold in the south of France, under the name of alizari: a powder is prepared from it, called garance. ALKAHEST. The pretended universal solvent, or%ienstruum of the ancient chemists. But, if it dissolve all substances, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

mammal regions 234 a flexible neck typically with seven vertebrae, articulating through two occipital condyles, the side wall of the skull is formed by the alisphenoid bone, the lower jaw is formed from the dentary bone and articulates with the squamosal, the quadrate and articular bones form auditory ossicles, and the angular bone forms the tympanic bone. Typically teeth are present and the mouth cavity is separated by a hard palate from the nasal cavity. The thorax and abdomen are ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

alisphenoid (a ̄lis- fe ̄noyd) [ala sphenoid] Pert. to the greater wing of the sphenoid bone. alkalemia ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

alisphenoid c. a ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1867)

by Dictionary

the loose tympanic bone, the developement of the tympanic bulla in the alisphenoid, and the very small relative size of the brain. These characters distinguished it from the placental diphy- odont carnivora, evidence of which' in Australia has not been demonstrated during cither geological or recent periods. The species Thyk- coleo carnifex equalled the lion in size. Thymeleacese ( Thymelea, one of the genera). A natural order of shrubby perigynous Exogens, having a calyx only, and ...

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Video shows what alisphenoid means. the greater wing of the sphenoid bone. Alisphenoid Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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