Ptério - Pterion



The point where the great wing of the sphenoid joins the sphenoidal angle of the parietal; it is situated 35 mm. behind, and 12 mm. above, the level of the frontozygomatic suture.

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from

Hierarquia Anatômica

Anatomia geral > Ossos; sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Crânio > Ptério