ala minor ossis sphenoidalis

ala minor ossis sphenoidalis
[TA] lesser wing of sphenoid bone: the thin triangular plate of bone that extends horizontally and laterally from either side of the anterior part of the body of the sphenoid bone; it articulates with the frontal bone and helps form the roof of the orbit and the floor of the anterior cranial fossa. Called also minor or small wing of sphenoid bone.

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