Definitions for obelion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obelion(noun)

    the craniometric point on the sagittal suture near the lamboid suture


  1. obelion(Noun)

    A craniometric point on the sagittal suture between the parietal foramina near the lambdoid suture.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obelion(noun)

    the region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins

  2. Origin: [NL., from Gr. 'obelo`s a spit.]


  1. Obelion

    The term obelion is applied to that point of the sagittal suture which is on a level with the parietal foramina.


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