frontal suture


The suture that lies between the two halves of the frontal bone of a child's skull and is usually obliterated by about the sixth year.

Nearby words

  1. frontal nerve,
  2. frontal plane,
  3. frontal pole,
  4. frontal sinus,
  5. frontal sulcus,
  6. frontalis,
  7. frontality,
  8. frontally,
  9. frontenac,
  10. frontenac et palluau

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