sincipital


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sin·ci·put

 (sĭn′sə-pət)
n. pl. sin·ci·puts or sin·cip·i·ta (sĭn-sĭp′ĭ-tə)
1. The upper half of the cranium, especially the anterior portion above and including the forehead.
2. The forehead.

[Latin : sēmi-, semi- + caput, head; see kaput- in Indo-European roots.]

sin·cip′i·tal (-sĭp′ĭ-tl) adj.
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