noun, plural breg·ma·ta [breg-muh-tuh]. /ˈbrɛg mə tə/. Craniometry.
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OTHER WORDS FROM bregmabreg·mat·ic [breg-mat-ik], /brɛgˈmæt ɪk/, breg·mate [breg-meyt], /ˈbrɛg meɪt/, adjective
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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
They may occur in connection with any of the fontanelles, but especially with that of the bregma.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
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
The forehead and bregma rapidly escape below, and the occiput passes out last.
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