spheno-occipital synchondrosis


sphe·​no-oc·​cip·​i·​tal synchondrosis ˌsfē-nō-äk-ˈsip-ət-ᵊl- How to pronounce spheno-occipital synchondrosis (audio)
: 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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“Spheno-occipital synchondrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spheno-occipital%20synchondrosis. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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