obelion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n obelion the craniometric point on the sagittal suture near the lamboid suture
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Obelion (Anat) The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n obelion In craniometry, a point in the sagittal suture of the skull, between the two parietal foramina. Here the sagittal suture becomes more simple. See cut under craniometry.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Obelion ō-bē′li-on a point in the sagittal suture of the skull, between the two parietal foramina.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr. 'obelo`s a spit
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. obelos, a spit.