staurion

noun stau·ri·on \ˈstȯrēˌän, -ēən\

Definition of staurion

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of staurion

New Latin, from Late Greek, small cross, diminutive of stauros pale, stake, cross — more at steer


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