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sinciput

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noun sin·ci·put \ˈsin(t)-sə-(ˌ)pət\

Definition of sinciput

plural sinciputs or sincipita play \sin-ˈsi-pə-tə\

  1. 1 :  forehead

  2. 2 :  the upper half of the skull



Origin of sinciput

Latin sincipit-, sinciput, from semi- + caput head — more at head


First Known Use: 1578


Medical Dictionary

sinciput

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noun sin·ci·put \ˈsin(t)-sə-(ˌ)pət\

Medical Definition of sinciput

plural sinciputs or sincipita \sin-ˈsip-ət-ə\play

  1. 1:  forehead

  2. 2:  the upper half of the skull




Learn More about sinciput

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "sinciput"


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