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sphenoidal concha


Definition: one of a pair of pyramidal ossicles, the spines of which are in contact with the medial pterygoid lamina, the bases forming the roof of the nasal cavity.

Synonym(s): concha sphenoidalisTA, Bertin bones, Bertin ossicles, sphenoidal turbinated bones

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