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wormian

[ wôrmē-ən, wûr- ]
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adj.

Relating to or described by Danish physician and anatomist Ole Worm (1588-1654).

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  • These secondary gaps are often filled by new dermal bones called Wormian.

    Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
  • The frequency of the wormian bones in the region of the median and in the lateral posterior frontal.

    A Plea for the Criminal|James Leslie Allan Kayll
  • So also wormian bones are more common among the lower races.

    The Criminal|Havelock Ellis
  • Mr. Parsons mentions a wormian bone, "os epilepticum," at the junction of the coronal and sagittal sutures.

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