Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun [capitalized] The northern of the two ‘hunting-dogs’ in the constellation Canes Venatici. The other is Chara.
  • noun In anat., the point where the lambdoid, parietomastoid, and occipitomastoid sutures of the skull meet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) The point on the side of the skull where the lambdoid, parieto-mastoid and occipito-mastoid sutures.

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  • noun anatomy The point on the side of the skull corresponding to the posterior end of the parietomastoid suture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the craniometric point at the junction of the lamboid suture and the occipitomastoid suture and the parietomastoid suture

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek, starry.

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