Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 13:55

epipteric

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From epi- + pterion.

AdjectiveEdit

epipteric (not comparable)

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

NounEdit

epipteric (plural epipterics)

  1. (anatomy) A bone of this kind.