Asterion - Asterion
The point of meeting of the lambdoidal, mastooccipital, and mastoparietal sutures; it lies 4 cm. behind and 12 mm. above the level of the auricular point.
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 http://www.bartleby.com/107/).
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