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bregma

[breg-muh] /ˈbrɛg mə/
noun, plural bregmata
[breg-muh-tuh] /ˈbrɛg mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Craniometry
1.
the junction point of the sagittal and coronal sutures of the skull.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Greek: front of the head
Related forms
bregmatic
[breg-mat-ik] /brɛgˈmæt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
bregmate
[breg-meyt] /ˈbrɛg meɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bregma

bregma

/ˈbrɛɡmə/
noun (pl) -mata (-mətə)
1.
the point on the top of the skull where the coronal and sagittal sutures meet: in infants this corresponds to the anterior fontanelle
Word Origin
C16: New Latin from Greek: front part of the head
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bregma in Medicine

bregma breg·ma (brěg'mə)
n. pl. breg·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
The junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures at the top of the skull.


breg·mat'ic (-māt'ĭk) adj.
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