sphenopalatine love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the sphenoid and palatine bones. Also sphenopalatal, sphenopalatinate.

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  • adjective anatomy Relating to, or connecting, the sphenoid bone and the palate.

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Examples

  • You're not alone because billions of individuals have endured this common reaction called sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.

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  • You're not alone because billions of individuals have endured this common reaction called sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.

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  • You're not alone because billions of individuals have endured this common reaction called sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.

    Brain Blogger

  • You're not alone because billions of individuals have endured this common reaction called sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.

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  • No one really knows why, but scientists think that stabbed-in-the-forehead feeling (sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia) occurs when the temperature of your palate doesn't have time to normalize between spoonfuls of flavored ice.

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  • Plus, sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia (brain freeze).

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  • Thus it receives the sphenopalatine, the middle meningeal, the deep temporal, the pterygoid, masseteric, buccinator, alveolar, and some palatine veins, and a branch which communicates with the ophthalmic vein through the inferior orbital fissure.

    VII. The Veins. 3b. The Veins of the Head and Neck

  • The fossa contains the maxillary nerve, the sphenopalatine ganglion, and the terminal part of the internal maxillary artery.

    II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull

  • The lateral wall and the floor are separated posteriorly by the inferior orbital fissure which transmits the maxillary nerve and its zygomatic branch, the infraorbital vessels, and the ascending branches from the sphenopalatine ganglion.

    II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull

  • On the under surface of the vaginal process is a furrow, which is converted into a canal by the sphenoidal process of the palatine bone, for the transmission of the pharyngeal branch of the internal maxillary artery and the pharyngeal nerve from the sphenopalatine ganglion.

    II. Osteology. 5a. 5. The Sphenoid Bone

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