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  • noun anatomy Any small irregular bone occasionally occurring in the the cranium in addition to the normal bones.

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Named after Ole Worm, Professor of Anatomy at Copenhagen, 1624–1639, who was erroneously believed to have given the first detailed description of these bones.

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