Tuberculum sellae

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Tuberculum sellae
Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Tuberculum sellae visible at center.)
Base of the skull. Upper surface. (Sphenoid bone visible in yellow, the tuberculum sellae is labeled at the right, fourth from the top of the yellow section.)
Gray's subject #35 147
Dorlands/Elsevier t_21/12829066

In the sphenoid bone, behind the chiasmatic groove is an elevation, the tuberculum sellæ (or the tubercle of sella turcica).

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