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asterion meaning

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  • Noun: asterion
    1. The craniometric point at the junction of the lamboid suture and the occipitomastoid suture and the parietomastoid suture

    Derived forms: asterions

    Type of: craniometric point

    Part of: braincase, brainpan, cranium

    Encyclopedia: Asterion


  • [Medicine]
    n pl -ria : the point behind the ear where the parietal, temporal, and occipital bones meet — as·te·ri·on·ic adj

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  1. the asterion wasn " t always located over the superficial surface of the transverse-sigmoid sinus junction
  2.  I would like to nominate Asterion to become an administrator.
  3. Asterion makes even Theseus'honor an object of amusement.
  4. I agree in general with the statements of both ChrisO and Asterion.
  5. The man is Asterion, son of Minos.

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