Definition of Stephanion

1. Noun. The craniometric point on the coronal suture above the acoustic meatus.

Generic synonyms: Craniometric Point
Group relationships: Braincase, Brainpan, Cranium



Definition of Stephanion

1. n. The point on the side of the skull where the temporal line, or upper edge of the temporal fossa, crosses the coronal suture.

Definition of Stephanion

1. Noun. (anatomy) The point on the side of the skull where the temporal line, or upper edge of the temporal fossa, crosses the coronal suture. ¹

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Literary usage of Stephanion

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"... point where the upper temporal line cuts the coronal suture is named the stephanion. The temporal fossa is bounded in front by the frontal and zygomatic ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1887)
"The stephanion (s) is the point where the upper temporal ridge— that is, the one for the ... This may be better called the upper stephanion, the lower ..."

3. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1895)
"The portions of coronal suture just below the stephanion, and the fronto-sphenoidal sutures are ... The coronal suture below the stephanion is completely ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1889)
"The stephanion is the point where the temporal ridge crosses the coronal suture, both of which can IK- readily made out by steadily pressing the scalp with ..."

5. Lectures on Nervous Diseases from the Standpoint of Cerebral and Spinal by Ambrose Loomis Ranney (1888)
"(2) Exactly midway between the stephanion and the upper border of the zygoma, on a line drawn vertical to the zygoma toward the stephanion, lies another ..."

6. Modern surgery, general and operative by John Chalmers Da Costa (1907)
"S", stephanion (or, better, the superior ... u»t|!r for temporal fascia and coronal suture); S', inferior stephanion (intersection of l musi-lc and coronal ..."

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