the junction point of the sagittal and coronal sutures of the skull.
- breg·mat·ic [breg-mat-ik], /brɛgˈmæt ɪk/, breg·mate [breg-meyt], /ˈbrɛg meɪt/, adjective
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How to use bregma in a sentence
The forehead and bregma rapidly escape below, and the occiput passes out last.
They may occur in connection with any of the fontanelles, but especially with that of the bregma.Pedagogical Anthropology | Maria Montessori
His head is asymmetrical, and is full at the occiput, slightly sunken at the bregma, and the forehead is low.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6) | Havelock Ellis
There is a slight median ridge on the frontal ascending from the ophryon, at first narrow but expanding at the bregma to 50 mm.Notes on the Fenland | T. McKenny Huges
Under the bregma is the brain; but the back part of the head is empty.Lives of Eminent Zoologists, from Aristotle to Linnus | William MacGillivray
British Dictionary definitions for bregma
the point on the top of the skull where the coronal and sagittal sutures meet: in infants this corresponds to the anterior fontanelle
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