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Inion \In"i*on\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'ini`on the back of the head.] (Anat.) The external occipital protuberance of the skull.


n. (context anatomy English) A small protuberance on the external surface of the back of the skull near the neck; the external occipital protuberance.


n. the craniometric point that is the most prominent point at the back of the head (at the occipital protuberance)

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At woe she became a kind of second mother to Sadie, and as Sadie w older, she often turned to her before me or Daniel for help and inion nation Cass was angtj she felt left out.

He wanted to last Sunday, but I stopped him just as he was goin' out of the door with four heads strung on a string, for all the airth like a string of inions.