asterion

noun
as·​te·​ri·​on | \ as-ˈtir-ē-ˌän, -ən How to pronounce asterion (audio) \
plural asteria\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce asterion (audio) \

Medical Definition of asterion

: the point behind the ear where the parietal, temporal, and occipital bones meet

Other Words from asterion

asterionic \ (ˌ)as-​ˌtir-​ē-​ˈän-​ik How to pronounce asterion (audio) \ adjective

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“Asterion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/asterion. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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