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metopic

[mi-top-ik] /mɪˈtɒp ɪk/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
of or pertaining to the forehead; frontal.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Greek métōp(on) forehead + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for metopic

metopic

/mɪˈtɒpɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the forehead
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metopic in Medicine

metopic me·top·ic (mə-tŏp'ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the forehead or the anterior portion of the cranium.

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