occipitoparietal index

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Definition of occipitoparietal index

: the ratio of the breadth of the skull between the asterions to its greatest breadth multiplied by 100

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History and Etymology for occipitoparietal index

occipitoparietal International Scientific Vocabulary occipit- + parietal

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“Occipitoparietal index.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/occipitoparietal%20index. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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