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n. pl. breg·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
The junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures at the top of the skull.

[Latin, top of the head, from Greek.]

breg·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.
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of or relating to the bregma
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Adj.1.bregmatic - of or relating to the bregma of the skull
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
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Table I: Distribution of crania with and without sutural bones in males and females Male (%) Female (%) Crania with sutural bones 43 (38.74) 34 (30.63) Crania without sutural bones 17 (15.32) 17 (15.32) Table II: Description of sutural bones studied Sutural bone Description Bregmatic Ossicle A bone present at the junction (BO)/Ossicle at of the Sagittal suture with the Bregma (OB) Coronal one Coronal Ossicle A bone present in the Coronal (CO) suture.