spheno-occipital synchondrosis

noun
sphe·no-oc·cip·i·tal synchondrosis | \ˌsfē-nō-äk-ˈsip-ət-ᵊl- \

Medical Definition of spheno-occipital synchondrosis 

: the cartilaginous junction between the basisphenoid and basioccipital bones of the mammalian skull that in humans is usually closed by the age of 25

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