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Related to occipitomastoid suture: occipital suture
continuation of the lambdoid suture between the posterior border of the petrous portion of the temporal bone and the occipital bone.
Synonym(s): sutura occipitomastoidea [TA]
the articulation across the lower part of the calvaria between the temporal bone and the occipital bone.
A suture between the occipital bone and the mastoid portion of the temporal bone. The occipitomastoid and lambdoid sutures meet at the asterion. Synonym: temporo-occipital suture
See also: suture