[ ăs-tîr′ē-ŏn′, -ən ]
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The junction of the lambdoid, occipitomastoid, and parietomastoid sutures on the skull.
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Pausanias represents Asterion, whose tomb is said to have been discovered in Lydia, as a son of Anac, and of an enormous size.
Then in this condition he made her live with Asterion the king of the Cretans.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod