Stephanion Ste*pha"ni*on, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a crown.] (Anat.) The point on the side of the skull where the temporal line, or upper edge of the temporal fossa, crosses the coronal suture. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stephanion — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 183 Caption = Side view of the skull. (Stephanion visible at center top, but not labeled. Coronal suture is at tip of arrow, and stephanion is slightly above it.) Caption2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • stephanion — A craniometric point where the coronal suture intersects the inferior temporal line. [G. dim. of stephanos, crown] * * * ste·pha·ni·on (stə faґne ən) [Gr. stephanos crown + on neuter ending] the point on the side of the cranium at which …   Medical dictionary

  • stéphanion — (entrée créée par le supplément) (sté fa ni on) s. m. En anthropologie, point singulier du crâne où s effectue le croisement de la suture coronale et de la ligne temporale. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Du grec, couronne …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Stephanion — Ste|pha̱nion [zu gr. στεϕανος = Kranz] s; s: Kreuzungspunkt von unterer Schläfenlinie und Kranznaht …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • stephanion — ste·pha·ni·on …   English syllables

  • stephanion — noun the craniometric point on the coronal suture above the acoustic meatus • Hypernyms: ↑craniometric point • Part Holonyms: ↑cranium, ↑braincase, ↑brainpan …   Useful english dictionary

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  • stephanial — Pertaining to the stephanion. * * * ste·pha·ni·al (stə faґne əl) pertaining to the stephanion …   Medical dictionary

  • Bone — This article is about the skeletal organ. For other uses, see Bone (disambiguation) and Bones (disambiguation). For the tissue, see Osseous tissue. Drawing of a human femur Bones are rigid organs that constitute part of the endoskeleton of… …   Wikipedia

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