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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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05 mm), well defined cervical region with a small anterolateral cuticular inflection and no occipital suture; coronal suture (length x = 1.
For coronal synostosis, a 2-cm incision was made at the junction of the coronal suture and the superior temporal line.
His sagittal suture was palpable, but the coronal suture was not.
Head lengths were measured dorsally from the posterior margin of the head capsule along the coronal suture to the anterior margin of the frontoclypeus, excluding the frontoclypeal sensilla.
Measurements were obtained from dismembered specimens with head lengths taken dorsally from the posterior margin to the anterior margin of the fron-toclypeus along the coronal suture, excluding frontoclypeal sensilla.
Measurements were obtained from dismembered specimens with head lengths taken dorsally from the posterior margin along the coronal suture to the anterior margin of the frontoclypeus, excluding the posterodorsal notch and frontoclypeal sensilla.