obe·​li·​on ō-ˈbē-lē-ˌän, -ən How to pronounce obelion (audio)
plural obelia -lē-ə How to pronounce obelion (audio)
: a point on the sagittal suture that lies between two small openings through the superior dorsal aspect of the parietal bones and is used in craniometric determinations

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“Obelion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/obelion. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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