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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The front part of the head or skull (including the forehead).

Usage examples (14)
  • The brain lies underneath the sinciput; the occiput is hollow.
  • In the face the part below the sinciput and between the eyes is termed the forehead.
  • “And had I made the observation sooner,” continued the magistrate, “I might have spared myself a good deal of trouble and a headache which extends from my occiput to my...
  • The front portion of it is termed ‘bregma’ or ‘sinciput’, developed after birth-for it is the last of all the bones in the body to acquire solidity, - the hinder part is... for more
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