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English definition of “pterygoid”


adjective uk   /ˈter.ɪ.ɡɔɪd/ us    /ˈter.ɪˌɡɔɪd/ specialized
relating to the sphenoid bone (= a bone in the lower part of the skull)Bone structures
used to describe a part of the body that is shaped like a wingAnimal anatomy
(Definition of pterygoid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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