[ mi-top-ik ]
/ mɪˈtɒp ɪk /
of or relating to the forehead; frontal.
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Origin of metopic
1875–80; <Greek métōp(on) forehead + -ic
Words nearby metopic
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Example sentences from the Web for metopic
The antero-posterior metopic diameter: from the metopic to the occipital point.
Camper's angle is that included between the auricular foramen, the point of insertion of the upper incisors and the metopic point.
British Dictionary definitions for metopic
/ (mɪˈtɒpɪk) /
of or relating to the forehead
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Medical definitions for metopic
[ mə-tŏp′ĭk ]
Of or relating to the forehead or the anterior portion of the cranium.
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