interparietal bone


: a median triangular bone lying at the junction of the parietal and occipital bones and rarely present in humans but conspicuous in various lower mammals

called also interparietal

see inca bone

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“Interparietal bone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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