epactal

adjective

epac·​tal
(ˈ)ē¦paktᵊl,
(ˈ)e¦p-,
ə̇ˈp-
of a bone
: occurring irregularly in the sutures of the skull compare wormian bone

Word History

Etymology

probably from French épactal, from Greek epaktos + French -al

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“Epactal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epactal. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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