anterior fontanelle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n anterior fontanelle corresponds to the bregma when bones have ossified
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Usage

In literature:

The pulse of a sleeping child can often be counted at the anterior fontanelle by the eye alone.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The frontoparietal fontanelle is narrow anteriorly and wide posteriorly.
"The Systematics of the Frogs of the Hyla Rubra Group in Middle America" by Juan R. León
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