bregma


breg·ma

noun \ˈbreg-mə\
plural breg·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of BREGMA

:  the point of junction of the coronal and sagittal sutures of the skull

Origin of BREGMA

New Latin bregmat-, bregma, from Late Latin, front part of the head, from Greek; akin to Greek brechmos front part of the head — more at brain
First Known Use: 1578

breg·ma

noun \ˈbreg-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural breg·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of BREGMA

: the point of junction of the coronal and sagittal sutures of the skull
breg·mat·ic \breg-ˈmat-ik\ adjective

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