Definition of Occipitomastoid suture

1. Noun. The suture between the occipital and the temporal bones; a continuation of the lamboid suture.

Group relationships: Braincase, Brainpan, Cranium
Generic synonyms: Fibrous Joint, Sutura, Suture



Medical Definition of Occipitomastoid suture

1. Continuation of the lambdoid suture between the posterior border of the petrous portion of the temporal bone and the occipital. Synonym: sutura occipitomastoidea. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Occipitomastoid Suture

occipito-
occipitoanterior position
occipitoatloid
occipitoaxial
occipitoaxial ligaments
occipitobregmatic
occipitocollicular tract
occipitofacial
occipitofrontal
occipitofrontal diameter
occipitofrontal fasciculus
occipitofrontal muscle
occipitofrontalis
occipitofrontalis muscle
occipitomastoid
occipitomastoid suture (current term)
occipitomental
occipitomental diameter
occipitomental projection
occipitoparietal
occipitopontine tract
occipitoposterior position
occipitotectal tract
occipitotemporal
occipitotemporal sulcus
occipitothalamic
occipitothalamic radiation
occipitotransverse position
occiput
occiputs

Literary usage of Occipitomastoid suture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The lambdoidal suture is continuous below with the occipitomastoid suture between the occipital and the mastoid portion of the temporal. ..."

2. Treatise on Fractures in General, Industrial, and Military Practice by John Bingham Roberts, James Alphonsus Kelly (1921)
"The fracture follows the occipitomastoid suture to the jugular foramen, ... along the occipitomastoid suture is excessive, there is special liability to a ..."

3. Principles and Practice of Modern Otology by John Finch Barnhill, Ernest deWolfe Wales (1911)
"by the occipitomastoid suture. The mastoid process varies greatly in size and shape. ... Near the occipitomastoid suture, and sometimes within it, ..."

4. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The lambdoidal suture is continuous below with the occipitomastoid suture between the occipital and the mastoid portion of the temporal. ..."

5. Text-book of general and special pathology for students and practitioners by Henry Turner Brooks (1915)
"... or oxycephalus: pointed head (synostosis of the lambdoid suture and of the occipitomastoid suture). ..."

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