epipteric

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From epi- + pterion.

Adjective[edit]

epipteric (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to supernumerary bones (Wormian bones) occasionally present in the pterion region of the human skull.

Noun[edit]

epipteric (plural epipterics)

  1. (anatomy) A bone of this kind.