From the case: Skull and facial bones

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Newborn skull. Im...
Newborn skull. Image source: OpenStax College, cnx.org
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  • Posterior fontanelle - “ The posterior fontanelle or occipital fontanelle (or fontanel) is the triangular soft membranous gap at the junction of the lambdoid and sagittal ...”
  • Anterior fontanelle - “ The anterior or frontal fontanelle (or fontanel) is the diamond-shaped soft membranous gap at the junction of the coronal and sagittal sutures. It...”
  • Coronal suture - “ The coronal suture is the cranial suture formed between the two parietal bones and the frontal bone. At the junction of coronal, sagittal and fron...”
  • Sagittal suture - “ The sagittal suture is the midline articulation that joins the two parietal bones. Related pathology premature fusion of the sagittal suture res...”

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