The anterior part of the body of the sphenoid bone in front of the basisphenoid. It is usually a separate bone in the young or fetus, but becomes a part of the sphenoid in the adult. [ http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Presphenoid+bone http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ossification_of_sphenoid#Presphenoid ]

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The anterior part of the body of the sphenoid bone in front of the basisphenoid. It is usually a separate bone in the young or fetus, but becomes a part of the sphenoid in the adult.

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TODO - account for developmental change

has exact synonym

presphenoidal bone

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UBERON:0008828