staurion

noun
stau·ri·on | \ˈstȯrēˌän, -ēən\
plural -s

Definition of staurion 

: the point of intersection of the median and transverse palatine sutures

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History and Etymology for staurion

New Latin, from Late Greek, small cross, diminutive of stauros pale, stake, cross

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