sinciput


sin·ci·put

noun \ˈsin(t)-sə-(ˌ)pət\
plural sinciputs or sin·cip·i·ta \sin-ˈsi-pə-tə\

Definition of SINCIPUT

1
:  forehead
2
:  the upper half of the skull

Origin of SINCIPUT

Latin sincipit-, sinciput, from semi- + caput head — more at head
First Known Use: 1578

sin·ci·put

noun \ˈsin(t)-sə-(ˌ)pət\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sinciputs or sin·cip·i·ta \sin-ˈsip-ət-ə\

Medical Definition of SINCIPUT

2
: the upper half of the skull

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