Spheno-occipital suture

The spheno-occipital suture marks the spheno-occipital synchondrosis, containing the hyaline cartilage bridging the basisphenoid and basiocciput. It fuses at 12-13 years in girls and 14-15 years in boys and completely ossifies by 20-25 years.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 46886
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
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