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anterior clinoid process

 

Definition: the posteriorly directed projection that is the medial end of the sphenoidal ridge (lesser wing of sphenoid); it provides attachment for the free edge of the tentorium cerebelli.

Synonym(s): processus clinoideus anteriorTA

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