sinciput


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sinciput

 [sin´sĭ-put]
the upper and front part of the head. adj., adj sincip´ital.

fore·head

(fōr'hed), [TA]
The part of the face between the eyebrows and the hairy scalp.
Synonym(s): frons [TA], sinciput ☆ , brow (2)

sinciput

(sĭn′sə-pət)
n. pl. sinciputs or sincipita (sĭn-sĭp′ĭ-tə)
1. The upper half of the cranium, especially the anterior portion above and including the forehead.
2. The forehead.

sin·cip′i·tal (-sĭp′ĭ-tl) adj.

sin·ci·put

, pl. sincipita, pl. sinciputs (sin'si-pŭt, -sip'i-tă, sin'si-puts)
The anterior part of the head just above and including the forehead.
[L. half of the head]