clinoid process


clinoid process
cli·noid process 'klī-.nȯid- n any of several processes of the sphenoid bone

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  • Clinoid process — can refer to: Anterior clinoid process Posterior clinoid processes This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change t …   Wikipedia

  • clinoid process — ˈklīˌnȯid noun Etymology: New Latin clinoïdes, from clin + oïdes oid : any of certain processes of the sphenoid bone …   Useful english dictionary

  • clinoid process anterior — processus clinoideus anterior …   Medical dictionary

  • clinoid process middle — processus clinoideus medius …   Medical dictionary

  • clinoid process posterior — processus clinoideus posterior …   Medical dictionary

  • Middle clinoid process — Bone: Middle clinoid process Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Middle clinoid process labeled at upper left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Anterior clinoid process — Infobox Bone Name = Anterior clinoid process Latin = p. clinoideus anterior GraySubject = 35 GrayPage = 151 Caption = Sphenoid bone. Upper and posterior surfaces. (Anterior clinoid process visible at top left.) Caption2 = Base of the skull. Upper …   Wikipedia

  • Process — In anatomy, a process is a projection from a structure. The process of the mandible is the part of the lower jaw that projects forward. In a more general sense, a process is a series of actions or events that are part of a system or of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • clinoid — 1. Resembling a four poster bed. 2. SYN: c. process. [G. kline, bed, + eidos, resemblance] * * * cli·noid (klĭґnoid) [Gr. klinē bed + oid] resembling a bed; bed shaped, as the clinoid processes (from their fancied resemblance to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Posterior clinoid processes — Infobox Bone Name = Posterior clinoid processes Latin = p. clinoideus posterior GraySubject = 35 GrayPage = 147 Caption = Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Posterior clinoid process labeled at upper right.) Caption2 = Base of the skull. Upper… …   Wikipedia


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