[ pawr-ee-on, pohr- ]
/ ˈpɔr iˌɒn, ˈpoʊr- /
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noun, plural po·ri·a [pawr-ee-uh, pohr-], /ˈpɔr i ə, ˈpoʊr-/, po·ri·ons.Craniometry.
the most lateral point in the roof of the bony external auditory meatus.
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Origin of porion
1905–10; <New Latin <Greek pór(os) passage, way (see pore2) + -ion diminutive suffix
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Medical definitions for porion
[ pôr′ē-ŏn′ ]
n. pl. po•ri•a (pôr′ē-ə)
The central point on the upper margin of the external auditory meatus.
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