fastigium

noun
fas·​tig·​i·​um | \fa-ˈstij-ē-əm \

Medical Definition of fastigium 

1 : the period at which the symptoms of a disease (as a febrile disease) are most pronounced

2 : the angle in the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain

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