from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a hyposphene; characterized by or possessing a hyposphene, as a vertebra; articulated by means of a hyposphene : as, a hyposphenal process, vertebra, or articulation. Also rarely diplosphenal.
  • n. The parasphenoid, a bone in the cranium of fishes which connects the vomer and basioccipital.


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