Epipterygoid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Epipterygoid (Anat) Situated upon or above the pterygoid bone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • epipterygoid Situated upon or above the pterygoid bone.
    • n epipterygoid In herpetology, a cartilage-bone, developed in some reptiles, which abuts on the superior face of the pterygoid.
    • n epipterygoid In ornithology, a hook-like process developed on the inner edge of the pterygoid near its articulation with the quadrate.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. epi-, + pterygoid,