\sfˈɛnɔ͡ɪdə͡l fˈɪʃə], \sfˈɛnɔɪdəl fˈɪʃə], \s_f_ˈɛ_n_ɔɪ_d_əl f_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə]\
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By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A triangular f. bounded internally by the body of the sphenoid bone, superiorly by its lesser wing, and inferiorly by the orbital surface of its greater wing. It transmits the two divisions of the third, the fourth, sixth, and the three main branches of the ophthalmic division of the fifth cranial nerves, and the ophthalmic vein.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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