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asterion

(ăs-tîrē-ŏn′, -ən)
n.
  1. The junction of the lambdoid, occipitomastoid, and parietomastoid sutures on the skull.
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Historical Examples

  • Then in this condition he made her live with Asterion the king of the Cretans.

    Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

    Homer and Hesiod

  • Pausanias represents Asterion, whose tomb is said to have been discovered in Lydia, as a son of Anac, and of an enormous size.