Definition of Sinciput

1. Noun. The front part of the head or skull (including the forehead).

Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Group relationships: Human Head



Definition of Sinciput

1. n. The fore part of the head.

Definition of Sinciput

1. Noun. (chiefly anatomy) The (front) part of the (head) or (skull) (as (distinct) from the (term occiput)). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sinciput

1. the forehead [n -CIPUTS or -CIPITA] - See also: forehead

Medical Definition of Sinciput

1. 1. The fore part of the head. 2. The part of the head of a bird between the base of the bill and the vertex. Origin: L, half a head; semihalf + caput the head. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Sinciput

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1849)
"Epilepsy cured by cauterization nf the sinciput.—Doctor LEBRETON relates in the Gazette Médicale de Paris (30th Sept. 18-Î8), a case of epilepsy of eight ..."

2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"sinciput. [L. semi, half, caput, the head.} Fore part of the head, from the eyes to the coronal suture. Sinécure. 1. ..."

3. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1889)
"tion nearer the true axis of each individual pelvis, the blades being applied as nearly as possible over the occiput and sinciput. As Dr. Murray forcibly ..."

4. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1875)
"... accompanied with headache extending from occiput to sinciput, of a cold, aching character; brain as though contracted in frontal region, dizziness, etc. ..."

5. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"After having removed the sinciput ol another living specimen, he saw the play of the muscles which rose and fell at each cry. He paralysed these with a ..."

6. Key-notes to the Materia Medica by Henry Newell Guernsey, Joseph Colburn Guernsey (1886)
"sinciput.—Arsen., Mercur. Crown of head.—Graphit., Sulphur. EYES. phosph., Caustic., Euphras., Hepar, Spigel., Sulphur. Conjunctiva. ..."

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