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Meaning of "pterion" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PTERION

pterion  [ˈtɛrɪˌɒn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PTERION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pterion is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PTERION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Pterion

The pterion is the region where the frontal, parietal, temporal, and sphenoid join together. It is located on the side of the skull, just behind the temple.

Definition of pterion in the English dictionary

The definition of pterion in the dictionary is the point on the side of the skull where a number of bones meet.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PTERION


Anacreon
əˈnækrɪˌɒn
antinucleon
ˌæntɪˈnjuːklɪˌɒn
anyon
ˈɛnɪˌɒn
baryon
ˈbærɪˌɒn
carry-on
ˈkærɪˌɒn
fenthion
ˈfenθɪˌɒn
fermion
ˈfɜːmɪˌɒn
gnathion
ˈneɪθɪˌɒn
himation
hɪˈmætɪˌɒn
logion
ˈlɒɡɪˌɒn
nucleon
ˈnjuːklɪˌɒn
orarion
ɔːˈreərɪˌɒn
rhipidion
rɪˈpɪdɪˌɒn
scholion
ˈskəʊlɪˌɒn
septentrion
sɛpˈtɛntrɪˌɒn
Sicyon
ˈsɪsɪˌɒn
synkaryon
sɪnˈkærɪˌɒn
tachyon
ˈtækɪˌɒn
tie-on
ˈtaɪˌɒn
triskelion
trɪˈskɛlɪˌɒn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PTERION

pteridine
pteridological
pteridologist
pteridology
pteridomania
pteridophilist
pteridophyte
pteridophytic
pteridophytous
pteridosperm
pterin
pterodactyl
pterodactyle
pteropod
pterosaur
pterosaurian
pterygial
pterygium
pterygoid
pterygoid process

WORDS THAT END LIKE PTERION

acroterion
alerion
allerion
Ben-Gurion
carrion
centurion
chorion
clarion
counterion
criterion
histrion
Hyperion
Orion
plerion
prion
spheristerion
tricerion
turion
virion
zwitterion

Synonyms and antonyms of pterion in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pterion» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PTERION

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Translator English - Chinese

翼点入路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pterion
570 millions of speakers

English

pterion
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pterion
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pterion
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pterion
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pterígio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pterion
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ptérion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pterion
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pterion
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

プテリオン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pterion
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pterion
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pterion
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pterion
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पाटी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pterion
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pterion
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pterion
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pterion
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pterion
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pterion
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pterion
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pterion
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pterion
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pterion

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PTERION»

The term «pterion» is used very little and occupies the 162.871 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PTERION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pterion

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PTERION»

Discover the use of pterion in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pterion and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques: Brain
50% Rolandic Fissure 75% Sylvian Fissure Sagittal Suture Lambdoid Suture Inion Asterion * Coronal Suture Temporal Line Pterion Keyhole Frontal Dura Periorbita Frontonasal Suture (Nasion) Frontozygomatic Suture (Point) Figure 1-4 Sites ...
Laligam N. Sekhar, Richard Glenn Fessler, 2011
2
Clinical Anatomy for Students: Problem Solving Approach
The anterior or frontal branch lies in a groove on the greater wing of sphenoid at the pterion. Thereafter, it breaks up in branches that supply the dura mater and the cranial bones as far back as the vertex. One branch grooves the anteroinferior ...
Neeta V. Kulkarni, 2007
3
Clinical Anatomy: An Illustrated Review with Questions and ...
The pterion is important clinically, because it overlies the anterior division of the middle meningeal artery and vein. INFERIOR VIEW If the mandible is discarded, the anterior part of the inferior aspect of the skull can be seen to be formed by the  ...
Richard S. Snell, 2004
4
Operative Techniques in Pediatric Neurosurgery
The fronto-temporo-orbital craniotomy is performed as follows: Craniotomy is made using a craniotomy from the temporal burr behind the pterion to the posterior frontal burr hole and then to the burr hole at the glabella. The burr holes at the ...
A. Leland Albright, Ian F. Pollack, 2011
5
Issues in Surgical Research, Techniques, and Innovation: ...
(2010 JUN 15) Ondokuz Mayis University, Kurupelit: Localization of pterion in neonatal cadavers: a morphometric study Investigators publish new data in the report 'Localization of pterion in neonatal cadavers: a morphometric study.
‎2012
6
Seven Aneurysms: Tenets and Techniques for Clipping
Dural preservation is particularly important inferiorly where the dura is thinnest and where the pterion is drilled. Dural tears are avoided by not crossing the pterion with the drill. Instead, bone is cut on either side of the pterion and cracked by ...
Michael T. Lawton, 2011
7
V.kapur R.k Suri
POLES OF THE CEREBRUM (Fig. 18) Frontal pole (A) : It lies under the root of the nose. Temporal pole (C) : Take two points : (a) at the pterion. (b) at the middle of the upper border of the zygomatic arch. Join the two points with forward ...
8
Greenman's Principles of Manual Medicine
The classic vault hold has the index finger on the sphenoid at the pterion and the little finger at the asterion, with the ear between the middle and ring fingers (Fig. 12.7). The motion of the CRI is very subtle and can only be perceived through ...
Lisa A. DeStefano, 2011
9
Color Atlas of Microneurosurgery
t Frontal lobe Lesser sphenoid wing Temporal lobe 2-3d The pterion has been partially resected with a drill. 2-3e The resection of the pterion can now proceed further to the anterior clinoid process by utilizing the diamond bit drill. 2-3f By ...
Wolfgang Th Koos, Robert F. Spetzler, Johannes Lang, 2000
10
Human Osteology and Skeletal Radiology: An Atlas and Guide
A - zygomatic bone B - frontal bone C - maxilla D - greater wing of sphenoid bone E - temporal fossa (indicated by arrow) F - pterion G - coronal suture H - styloid process I - external acoustic/auditory meatus J - mastoid process of temporal ...
Evan W. Matshes, Bernard Juurlink, 2004

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PTERION»

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¿Qué hace el cerebro para protegerse de los impactos?
Una región llamada el pterion, cerca de las orejas, es la parte más delgada del cráneo y la más vulnerable a la fractura. No obstante, las relativamente ... «Ecuavisa, Nov 14»
2
Phillip Hughes: How is the brain injured?
A region called the pterion, close to the ears, is the thinnest part of the skull so is most vulnerable to fracture. But the relatively reinforced forehead and back of ... «BBC News, Nov 14»
3
Lawyer faces charges in fraud case after developer flees
When it comes to deposit if the project is covered by pterion they cover up to $40,000 as an insured friends by Terry on which the client would get back. Morgan ... «Canadian Mortgage Broker News, Aug 14»
4
The Gain Line: Florian Fritz & The Duty of Care
The impact was worryingly close to the pterion (a thin part of the skull that overlies the middle meningeal artery). Injuries to this area can cause a bleed in the ... «Pundit Arena, May 14»
5
Brandon McCarthy Scare Is MLB's Latest Excuse to Adopt Helmets …
That's where your pterion is. That's the weakest part of the human skull, and bad things can happen when something hits it really hard. A blow to the pterion in a ... «Bleacher Report, Sep 12»
6
Age of Conan Gets Secrets of Dragon's Spine Updates
The new area is a desert set to the south and the west of the ancient city of Pterion and players will be free to explore it at their own pace, looking for the oasis ... «Softpedia, Sep 12»
7
Prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs reduced
During the press conference held at the Dubai InterContinental Festival City in cooperation with Lilly Pharmaceutical Company, the registration of Pterion - a ... «Emirates 24/7, Nov 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pterion [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pterion>. Nov 2019 ».
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