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sphenoid bone


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A bone situated at the base of the skull located between the temporal and frontal bones and roughly resembling the shape of a butterfly. It is divided into a body, two great and two small wings extending outward from the sides of the body, and two pterygoid processes which project from it below.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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