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metopic

[mi-top-ik]
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adjective Anatomy.
  1. of or relating to the forehead; frontal.

Origin of metopic

1875–80; < Greek métōp(on) forehead + -ic
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Examples from the Web for metopic

Historical Examples

  • The antero-posterior metopic diameter: from the metopic to the occipital point.

    Pedagogical Anthropology

    Maria Montessori

  • Camper's angle is that included between the auricular foramen, the point of insertion of the upper incisors and the metopic point.

    Pedagogical Anthropology

    Maria Montessori


British Dictionary definitions for metopic

metopic

adjective
  1. of or relating to the forehead
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

metopic in Medicine

metopic

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the forehead or the anterior portion of the cranium.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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