coronal suture

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coronal suture

n.
The suture extending across the skull between the two parietal bones and the frontal bone.

coronal suture

n
(Anatomy) the serrated line across the skull between the frontal bone and the parietal bones

coro′nal su′ture


n.
a seam across the top of the skull where the frontal and parietal bones meet.
[1605–15]
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Noun1.coronal suture - the suture between the parietal and frontal bones of the skullcoronal suture - the suture between the parietal and frontal bones of the skull
braincase, brainpan, cranium - the part of the skull that encloses the brain
fibrous joint, sutura, suture - an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
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Apply a gramophone needle to these coronal sutures, or to any anatomical surface, and what they yield, upon replay, "is a primal sound without a name, music without notation, a sound ever more strange than any incantation for the dead for which the skull could have been used.