Definition of Obelion

1. Noun. The craniometric point on the sagittal suture near the lamboid suture.

Generic synonyms: Craniometric Point



Definition of Obelion

1. n. The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins.

Definition of Obelion

1. Noun. (anatomy) A craniometric point on the sagittal suture between the parietal foramina near the lambdoid suture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Obelion

1. a part of the skull [n OBELIA]

Medical Definition of Obelion

1. The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins. Origin: NL, from Gr. A spit. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Obelion

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1903)
"The form of this slit corresponds to that of the obelion primary fissure. Like this latter it can be occasionally traced, especially ventrally, ..."

2. Report by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (1887)
"Here, again, it is narrow, but increases in width until, just above the obelion, it bifurcates, and either encloses a small slightly flattened area, ..."

3. The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica: A (1907)
"(11) Love of Approbation ( Kant«), outside the obelion ; the region in which Gall saw a protuberance on the head of a lunatic who fancied herself queen of ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"(16) Firmness (Fermeté), median, on the sagittal suture from behind the bregma to the front of the obelion. Lavater first pointed out that persons of ..."

5. Indian Tribes of Eastern Peru by William Curtis Farabee (1922)
"The suture closure — internal, all open; external, all open except the sagittal around obelion — indicates a young individual. ..."

6. Manual of Antenatal Pathology and Hygiene: The Foetus by John William Ballantyne (1902)
"To this arrest of development, as shown by defective ossification in this region (obelion), Fere looked for an explanation of the pathogenesis ..."

7. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"obelion (o-blli-on). [Dim. of Gr. a/fc/Uir spit] A point on the sagittal suture where it is crossed by a line connecting the ..."

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