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stephanion

[ stə-fānē-ŏn′ ]
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n.

A point on the cranium where the coronal suture intersects the inferior temporal line.

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Other words from stephanion

ste•phani•al adj.
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Example sentences from the Web for stephanion

  • Stephanion, a Greek woman who grew up in a Macedonian household, must know something about her.

    Arachne, Complete|Georg Ebers
  • My old nurse, Stephanion, whom my father brought a captive from Sinope to Pasargadae.

  • "I thought so too," said Stephanion, in apology for the foolish idea.

    Arachne, Complete|Georg Ebers
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