sinciput

noun
sin·​ci·​put | \ ˈsin(t)-sə-(ˌ)pət How to pronounce sinciput (audio) \
plural sinciputs or sincipita\ sin-​ˈsi-​pə-​tə How to pronounce sinciput (audio) \

Definition of sinciput

1 : forehead
2 : the upper half of the skull

First Known Use of sinciput

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sinciput

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

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“Sinciput.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinciput. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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sinciput

noun
sin·​ci·​put | \ ˈsin(t)-sə-(ˌ)pət How to pronounce sinciput (audio) \
plural sinciputs or sincipita\ sin-​ˈsip-​ət-​ə How to pronounce sinciput (audio) \

Medical Definition of sinciput

1 : forehead
2 : the upper half of the skull

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