pterion


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pte·ri·on

(tē'rē-on), [TA]
A craniometric point in the region of the sphenoid fontanelle, at the junction of the greater wing of the sphenoid, the squamous temporal, the frontal, and the parietal bones; it intersects the course of the anterior division of the middle meningeal artery.
[G. pteron, wing]

pterion

/pte·ri·on/ (tēr´e-on) a point of junction of frontal, parietal, temporal, and sphenoid bones.

pterion

[tir′ē·on]
a point near the sphenoid fontanel of the skull, at the junction of the greater wing of the sphenoid, squamous, temporal, frontal, and parietal bones. It also intersects the course of the anterior division of the middle meningeal artery.

pte·ri·on

(tēr'ē-on) [TA]
A craniometric point in the region of the sphenoid fontanelle, at the junction of the greater wing of the sphenoid, the squamous portion of the temporal, the frontal, and the parietal bones; it intersects the course of the anterior division of the middle meningeal artery.
[G. pteron, wing]

pterion (teˑ·rē·n),

n point of convergence of sutures between the frontal, sphenoid, parietal bones and temporal squama.