stenion

noun

steni·​on
ˈstēnēˌän,
-ten-
plural stenia
-nēə
: a point on the outer wall of either middle cranial fossa marking the least transverse diameter of the skull in that region

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from sten- + -ion (as in rhinion)

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“Stenion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stenion. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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