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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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