pterion


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pte·ri·on

(tē'rē-on), [TA]
A craniometric point in the region of the sphenoid fontanelle, at the junction of the greater wing of the sphenoid, the squamous temporal, the frontal, and the parietal bones; it intersects the course of the anterior division of the middle meningeal artery.
[G. pteron, wing]

pterion

/pte·ri·on/ (tēr´e-on) a point of junction of frontal, parietal, temporal, and sphenoid bones.

pterion

[tir′ē·on]
a point near the sphenoid fontanel of the skull, at the junction of the greater wing of the sphenoid, squamous, temporal, frontal, and parietal bones. It also intersects the course of the anterior division of the middle meningeal artery.

pte·ri·on

(tēr'ē-on) [TA]
A craniometric point in the region of the sphenoid fontanelle, at the junction of the greater wing of the sphenoid, the squamous portion of the temporal, the frontal, and the parietal bones; it intersects the course of the anterior division of the middle meningeal artery.
[G. pteron, wing]

pterion (teˑ·rē·n),

n point of convergence of sutures between the frontal, sphenoid, parietal bones and temporal squama.
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Morphometric study of pterion in dry human skull bones of Nigerians.
Epipteric bones in the pterion may be a surgical pitfall.
Pterion and epipteric bones in Japanese adults and fetuses, with special reference to their formation and variations.
Estudio morfologico del pterion y asterion en craneos adultos mexicanos.
The present study has shown that the pterion is 30.
Since there was minimal side differences in all measurements used to locate the pterion, this landmark can reliably be located using the frontozygomatic suture and midpoint of the zygoma.
Epipteric bone in the pterion may be a surgical pitfall.
A comparative study of pterion formation and its variations in the skulls of Nigerians and Indians.
The type of Pterion was identified in all 40 skulls on both the sides.
1 cm was used to measure linear distances between the pterion and specific identifiable bony landmarks.
PF: distance from the center of the pterion to the anterior aspect of the frontozygomatic suture.
PT: distance from the center of the pterion to the superior aspect of the temporozygomatic suture.