Jugum sphenoidale; Sphenoidal yoke - Jugum sphenoidale

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In the first year after birth the great wings and body unite, and the small wings extend inward above the anterior part of the body, and, meeting with each other in the middle line, form an elevated smooth surface, termed the jugum sphenoidale.


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General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Sphenoid bone > Body of sphenoid bone > Jugum sphenoidale; Sphenoidal yoke

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