sphenoparietal suture


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sphe·no·pa·ri·e·tal su·ture

[TA]
line of union of the lower border of the parietal with the upper edge of the greater wing of the sphenoid.
Synonym(s): sutura sphenoparietalis [TA]

sphenoparietal suture

the articulation of the sphenoid bone with the parietal bone in the calvaria.

sphenoparietal suture

The articulation between the greater wing of the sphenoid bone and the parietal bone. The pterion of the skull is a region at the posterior end of this suture.
See also: suture