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 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • interparietal suture — noun the suture uniting the two parietal bones • Syn: ↑sagittal suture, ↑sutura sagittalis • Hypernyms: ↑suture, ↑sutura, ↑fibrous joint • Part Holonyms: ↑cranium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • interparietal suture — sutura sagittalis …   Medical dictionary

  • interpariétal — interpariétal, ale, aux [ ɛ̃tɛrparjetal, o ] adj. • 1843; de inter et pariétal ♦ Anat. Qui est entre les pariétaux. Point interpariétal. Suture interpariétale. interpariétal, ale, aux [ɛ̃tɛʀpaʀjetal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1843; de inter , et pariétal. ❖… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Interparietal — In ter*pa*ri e*tal, a. (Anat.) Between the parietal bones or cartilages; as, the interparietal suture. n. The interparietal bone or cartilage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suture — The word suture has several uses in medicine, including: {{}}Cranial suture A type of joint between the bones of the skull where the bones are held tightly together by fibrous tissue. A surgical suture Thread like material used to sew tissue… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 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 suture — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = sutura sagittalis GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 178 coronal sutures, and the vertex is the highest point on the skull and is many times near the midpoint of the sagittal suture.The sagittal suture is also… …   Wikipedia

  • sagittal suture — noun the suture uniting the two parietal bones • Syn: ↑interparietal suture, ↑sutura sagittalis • Hypernyms: ↑suture, ↑sutura, ↑fibrous joint • Part Holonyms: ↑cranium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fibrous joint — noun an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull) • Syn: ↑suture, ↑sutura • Hypernyms: ↑joint, ↑articulation, ↑articulatio • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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