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pte·ry·goid process

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  1. pterygoid processnoun

    two bony processes descending from the body of the sphenoid bone


  1. pterygoid process

    The pterygoid process is part of the human skull, stemming from the sphenoid bone, which is located at the base of the skull. It consists of two sections: the lateral pterygoid plate and the medial pterygoid plate. These landmarks serve as points of attachment for the pterygoid muscles, which are involved in jaw movement.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pterygoid process in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pterygoid process in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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