Fetal skull vault sutures

There are four sutures in the fetal skull vault of obstetric importance:

1. frontal suture: it lies between the two frontal bones

2. sagittal suture: it lies between the two parietal bones

3. coronal suture: it lies between the parietal and frontal bones

4. lambdoid suture: it lies between the occipital and parietal bones

Article information

rID: 70255
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Fetal calvarial sutures
  • Foetal skull sutures
  • Fetal calvarial suture
  • Foetal skull suture

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