OBELION

obelion

(noun) the craniometric point on the sagittal suture near the lamboid suture

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

obelion (plural obelions or obelia)

(anatomy) A craniometric point on the sagittal suture between the parietal foramina near the lambdoid suture.

Anagrams

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Source: Wiktionary


O*be"li*on, n. Etym: [NL., from Gr. (Anat.)

Definition: The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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