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n. - The craniometric point in the region of the sphenoid fontanelle.

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  • Injuries like this usually happen to the thin area in the temple called the "pterion".
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  • One, the pterion ossicle, sometimes exists between the sphenoidal angle of the parietal and the great wing of the sphenoid.
  • At the tip of the great wing is a triangular portion, bevelled at the expense of the internal surface, for articulation with the sphenoidal angle of the parietal bone; this... for more
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