fastigium

noun

fas·​tig·​i·​um fa-ˈstij-ē-əm How to pronounce fastigium (audio)
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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“Fastigium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fastigium. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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