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Osteology

Sphenoid bone, posterolateral view

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Osteology
Sphenoid bone, posterolateral view
1 . Parietal angle
2 . Lesser wing
3 . Optic foramen
4 . Tuberculum sellae
5 . Anterior clinoid process
6 . Superior orbital fissure
7 . Sulcus for recurrent meningeal branch of lacrimal artery
8 . Parietal angle
9 . Temporal surface
10 . Zygomatic margin
11 . Cerebral surface
12 . Foramen rotundum
13 . Squamous margin
14 . Foramen ovale
15 . Angular spine
16 . Pterygoid process
17 . Greater wing
18 . Posterior clinoid process
19 . Dorsum sellae
20 . Sella turcica
21 . Clivus
22 . Sulcus for abducens nerve
23 . Body
24 . Carotid sulcus
25 . Lingula
26 . Lateral plate of pterygoid process
27 . Medial plate of pterygoid process