rabdoidal suture
Sagittal Sag"it*tal, a. [L. sagitta an arrow: cf. F. sagittal.] 1. Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of the sagittal suture; rabdoidal; as, the sagittal furrow, or groove, on the inner surface of the roof of the skull. (b) In the mesial plane; mesial; as, a sagittal section of an animal. [1913 Webster]

{Sagittal suture} (Anat.), the suture between the two parietal bones in the top of the skull; -- called also {rabdoidal suture}, and {interparietal suture}. [1913 Webster]


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  • interparietal suture — Sagittal Sag it*tal, a. [L. sagitta an arrow: cf. F. sagittal.] 1. Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sagittal suture — Sagittal Sag it*tal, a. [L. sagitta an arrow: cf. F. sagittal.] 1. Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sagittal — Sag it*tal, a. [L. sagitta an arrow: cf. F. sagittal.] 1. Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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