from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The point where the frontal, lacrymal, and superior maxillary bones of the human skull meet. See craniometry.

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  • n. the craniometric point at the junction of the anterior border of the lacrimal bone with the frontal bone


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  • The point of junction of the anterior border of the lacrimal with the frontal is named the dacryon.

    II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull

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