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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: sincosite
Previous Word in the Dictionary: sincipital
All Words Near: sinciput

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up sinciput? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More