Ep`ip*ter"ic (?), a. [Pref. epi- + Gr. wing. So called because above the wing of the sphenoid.] Anat.

Pertaining to a small Wormian bone sometimes present in the human skull between the parietal and the great wing of the sphenoid.

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n.

The epipteric bone.

 

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