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(Latin: wedge, wedge shaped)
(Greek > Latin: that which is thrust into something; wedge, stopper; interpolation, obstruction; from "throw in" or "throw into")
(Greek: a wedge; the sphenoid bone, a wedge-shaped bone found at the base of the skull)
Word Entries containing the term: “wedge
spherical wedge
1. The portion of a sphere bounded by two semicircles and a lune (the surface of the sphere between the semicircles).
2. That part of a sphere included between two planes which intersect in a diameter.
This entry is located in the following unit: sphero-, spher-, -sphere- (page 13)