euryon


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euryon

 [u´re-on]
a point on either parietal bone marking either end of the greatest transverse diameter of the skull.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

eu·ry·on

(yū'rē-on),
The extremity, on either side, of the greatest transverse diameter of the head; a point used in craniometry.
[G. eurys, broad]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

eu·ry·on

(yūr'ē-on)
The extremity, on either side, of the greatest transverse diameter of the head; a point used in craniometry.
[G. eurys, broad]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

euryon

One of the two most widely separated points in the transverse diameter of the skull.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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The maximum head breadth was measured as the maximum diameter between the two euryons using spreading calipers (electronic width sensitivity of 0.1 mm).