Wormian bone

noun
Wor·​mi·​an bone | \ ˈwȯr-mē-ən- How to pronounce Wormian bone (audio) \

Medical Definition of Wormian bone

: a small irregular inconstant plate of bone interposed in a suture between large cranial bones

called also sutural bone

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“Wormian bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wormian%20bone. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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