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bregma

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noun, breg·ma \ˈbreg-mə\

Definition of bregma

plural bregmataplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

bregma

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noun breg·ma \ˈbreg-mə\

Medical Definition of bregma

plural bregmata \-mət-ə\play

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

bregmatic \breg-ˈmat-ik\play adjective


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Learn More about bregma

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "bregma" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "bregma"


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