Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The vertex is the midline bony landmark at the most superior part of the calvarium when standing erect and looking straight ahead, near the midpoint of the sagittal suture (ie between the bregma and lambda).

It is one of the skull landmarks, craniometric points for radiological or anthropological skull measurement.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 40394
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
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