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asterion

 [as-te´re-on]
the point on the surface of the skull where the lambdoid, parietomastoid, and occipitomastoid sutures meet.
Asterion. From Dorland's, 2000.

as·te·ri·on

(ăs-tē'rē-on), [TA]
A craniometric point in the region of the posterolateral (mastoid) fontanelle, at the junction of the lambdoid, occipitomastoid, and parietomastoid sutures.
[G. asterios, starry]

asterion

/as·te·ri·on/ (as-tēr´e-on) pl. aste´ria   [Gr.] the point on the skull at the junction of occipital, parietal, and temporal bones.
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Asterion.

as·te·ri·on

(as-tē'rē-on) [TA]
A craniometric point at the junction of the lambdoid, occipitomastoid, and parietomastoid sutures.
[G. asterios, starry]

asterion,

n point on the skull where the lambdoid, occipitotemporal, and parietotemporal sutures meet.

as·te·ri·on

(as-tē'rē-on) [TA]
Craniometric point in region of posterolateral (mastoid) fontanelle, at junction of lambdoid, occipitomastoid, and parietomastoid sutures.
[G. asterios, starry]
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