Sinciput



noun, plural sinciputs, sincipita
[sin-sip-i-tuh] /sɪnˈsɪp ɪ tə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
the forepart of the skull.
2.
the upper part of the skull.
noun (pl) sinciputs, sincipita (sɪnˈsɪpɪtə)
1.
(anatomy) the forward upper part of the skull

sinciput sin·ci·put (sĭn’sə-pət)
n. pl. sin·ci·puts or sin·cip·i·ta (sĭn-sĭp’ĭ-tə)

The upper half of the cranium, especially the anterior portion above and including the forehead.

The forehead.

sin·cip’i·tal (-sĭp’ĭ-tl) adj.

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