Definition of Epipteric

1. a. Pertaining to a small Wormian bone sometimes present in the human skull between the parietal and the great wing of the sphenoid.



Definition of Epipteric

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to supernumerary bones (Wormian bones) occasionally present in the pterion region of the human skull. ¹

2. Noun. (anatomy) A bone of this kind. ¹

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Medical Definition of Epipteric

1. Pertaining to a small Wormian bone sometimes present in the human skull between the parietal and the great wing of the sphenoid. The epipteric bone. Origin: Pref. Epi- + Gr. Wing. So called because above the wing of the sphenoid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epipteric

epiploic foramen
epiploic tags
epiploon
epiploons
epiplopexy
epipodia
epipodial
epipodiale
epipodialia
epipodite
epipodites
epipodium
epipolic
epipolism
epipolized
epipteric (current term)
epipteric bone
epipterics
epipterygoid
epipterygoids
epipygus
epiregulin
epiretinal
epiretinal membrane
epirizole

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