a combining form meaning “wedge,” used in the formation of compound words: sphenography.
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Origin of spheno-
<New Latin <Greek sphḗn
wedge + -o--o-
Words nearby spheno-
, sphenoethmoidal suture
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How to use spheno- in a sentence
British Dictionary definitions for spheno-
having the shape of a wedgesphenogram
Word Origin for spheno-
from Greek sphēn wedge
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Medical definitions for spheno-
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