bregma

bregma

[breg-muh]
noun, plural bregmata [breg-muh-tuh] . Craniometry.
the junction point of the sagittal and coronal sutures of the skull.

Origin:
1570–80; < Greek: front of the head

bregmatic [breg-mat-ik] , bregmate [breg-meyt] , adjective
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bregma (ˈbrɛɡmə)
 
n , pl -mata
the point on the top of the skull where the coronal and sagittal sutures meet: in infants this corresponds to the anterior fontanelle
 
[C16: New Latin from Greek: front part of the head]

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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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