Skip to Content

sphenopalatine notch


Definition: the deep notch between the orbital and sphenoidal processes of the palatine bone that is converted into the foramen of the same name by the undersurface of the sphenoid bone.

Synonym(s): incisura sphenopalatinaTA

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.