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diaphragma sellae


Definition: a fold of dura mater extending transversely across the sella turcica and roofing over the hypophyseal fossa; it is perforated in its center for the passage of the infundibulum.

Synonym(s): sellar diaphragm, diaphragm of sella turcica, diaphragm sellae, tentorium of hypophysis

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