Metopic
Metopic Me*top"ic, a. [Gr. ? the forehead.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the forehead or frontal bones; frontal; as, the metopic suture. [1913 Webster]

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  • metopic — METÓPIC, Ă, metopici, ce, adj. (anat.) Frontal. – Din fr. métopique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 11.08.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  metópic adj. m., pl. metópici; f. sg. metópică …   Dicționar Român

  • metopic — [mi täp′ik] adj. [< Gr metōpon, forehead (akin to METOPE) + IC] of the forehead; frontal …   English World dictionary

  • metopic — /mi top ik/, adj. Anat. of or pertaining to the forehead; frontal. [1875 80; < Gk métop(on) forehead + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • metopic — Relating to the forehead or anterior portion of the cranium. [G. metopon, forehead] * * * me·top·ic me täp ik adj of or relating to the forehead: FRONTAL esp of, relating to, or being a suture uniting the frontal bones in the fetus and sometimes… …   Medical dictionary

  • metòpic — me|tò|pic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • metopic — adj. of or pertaining to the forehead (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metopic — me·top·ic …   English syllables

  • metopic — me•top•ic [[t]mɪˈtɒp ɪk[/t]] adj. anat. of or pertaining to the forehead; frontal • Etymology: 1875–80; < Gk métōp(on) forehead + ic …   From formal English to slang

  • metopic —   a. pertaining to forehead.    ♦ metopomancy, n. divination by face or forehead …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • metopic — meˈtäpik adjective Etymology: Greek metōpikos, from metōpon forehead + ikos ic : of or relating to the forehead : frontal; especially : of, relating to, or being a suture uniting the frontal bones in the fetus and sometimes persistent after birth …   Useful english dictionary

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