II. Anatomy

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Ontology: Sphenoid bone structure (C0037884)

Definition (MSH) An irregular unpaired bone situated at the SKULL BASE and wedged between the frontal, temporal, and occipital bones (FRONTAL BONE; TEMPORAL BONE; OCCIPITAL BONE). Sphenoid bone consists of a median body and three pairs of processes resembling a bat with spread wings. The body is hollowed out in its inferior to form two large cavities (SPHENOID SINUS).
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D013100
SnomedCT 73117003
HL7 SPHEN
English Bone, Sphenoid, Bones, Sphenoid, Sphenoid Bone, Sphenoid Bones, Os sphenoidale, Sphenoid, Sphenoidal bone, sphenoid, bone sphenoid, sphenoids, sphenoid bone, sphenoid bones, Body of sphenoid bone, Sphenoid bone, Sphenoid bone structure (body structure), Sphenoid bone structure, Sphenoid bone, NOS
Swedish Kilben
Czech klínová kost
Finnish Kitaluu
Russian KLINOVIDNAIA KOST', КЛИНОВИДНАЯ КОСТЬ
Croatian KLINASTA KOST
Polish Kość klinowa
Norwegian Os sphenoidale, Kilebein, kranium, Kileben, kranium
Portuguese Osso Esfenoide
Spanish cuerpo del hueso esfenoides, estructura del hueso esfenoides (estructura corporal), estructura del hueso esfenoides, hueso esfenoides, Hueso Esfenoides
French Os sphénoïde, Sphénoïde
German Keilbein, Os sphenoidale
Italian Sfenoide
Dutch Os sphenoidale, Wiggebeen