occipitomastoid suture


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Noun1.occipitomastoid suture - the suture between the occipital and the temporal bones; a continuation of the lamboid suture
braincase, brainpan, cranium - the part of the skull that encloses the brain
fibrous joint, sutura, suture - an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
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These are: (1) the Kerckring ossicle (ko), (2) posterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (pio), (3) anterior intraoccipital synchondrosis (aio), (4) sphenooccipital synchondrosis (sos), (5) petrooccipital fissure (pof) and (6) occipitomastoid suture (oms).
The occipitomastoid suture started showing evidence of progressive fusion by the age of 9 years in 161 cases (80.
The occipitomastoid suture began to show a grade 2 level of fusion starting from the age of 9 years in 80.