Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to the sphenoidal and ethmoidal regions of the skull.
  • n. A bone of the skull that surrounds the anterior end of the brain in many amphibians.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to both the sphenoidal and the ethmoidal regions of the skull, or the sphenethmoid bone; sphenethmoidal.
  • n. The sphenethmoid bone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the sphenoid and the ethmoid bone; sphenethmoidal; ethmosphenoid: as, the sphenethmoid suture or articulation.
  • Representing or combining characters of both sphenoid and ethmoid: as, the sphenethmoid bone.
  • n. The sphenethmoid bone, as of the frog's skull: one of the cranial bones, situated in front of the parasphenoid. See girdle-bone, and cuts under Anura and Rana. Also spheno-ethmoid.

Etymologies

Blend of sphenoid and ethmoid (Wiktionary)

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