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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