parietomastoid suture

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Noun1.parietomastoid suture - the suture between the parietal and the temporal bones
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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Some parietomastoid sutures bifurcate into two branches before they join the squamosal sutures.
On the skull projection with the 35 [degrees] caudal angulation, the midlamboid, occipitomastoid and parietomastoid sutures lacked closure, their greatest separation occurring at the asterion.