inion

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noun in·i·on \ˈi-nē-ˌän, -ən\

Definition of inion

  1. :  the external occipital protuberance of the skull

Origin and Etymology of inion

New Latin, from Greek, back of the head, diminutive of in-, is sinew, tendon


First Known Use: circa 1811


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inion

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noun in·i·on \ˈin-ē-ˌän, -ən\

Medical Definition of inion


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