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occipital angle of parietal bone

 

Definition:

  1. the posterior superior angle of the parietal bone;
  2. an angle formed by the junction, at the opisthion, of lines coming from the basion and from the projection in the median plane of the lower border of the orbits.

Synonym(s): Broca angles3

See Also: Daubenton line, Daubenton plane

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