bregma

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noun breg·ma \ˈbreg-mə\

Definition of bregma

plural

bregmata

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

Origin and Etymology 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


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bregma

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noun breg·ma \ˈbreg-mə\

Medical Definition of bregma

plural

bregmata

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

bregmatic

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