Opisthion

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Opisthion
Occipital bone Opisthion07.png
Occipital bone inner surface. (Position of opisthion shown in red.)
Gray's p.181
MeSH o_05
Anatomical terminology

On the occipital bone, the midpoint on the posterior margin of the foramen magnum is termed the opisthion.

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Human skull seen from below. Position of opisthion shown in red. 
Occipital bone inner surface. Position of opisthion shown in red. 

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.