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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The first two sides ran from the point Lambda to the point Bregma, and from the latter to that where the coronal suture first touched the sphenoid bone (Pterion).
It is characterize by early union of the coronal suture giving typical skull and facial deformity and sydactaly of hands and feet.
The coronal suture was studied in three parts on right and left side each; sagittal suture in four parts and lambdoid sutures in three parts each on right and left side.
Of the 16 patients included in the study, 14 presented with single-suture craniosynostosis: 6 involved metopic suture; 5, sagittal suture; and 3, coronal suture.
The most commonly encountered single suture synostoses are the sagittal suture (scaphocephaly) and the coronal suture (plagiocephaly).
Encephaloceles are classified as occipital when found at or posterior to the lambdoid suture, parietal when found between the lambdoid and the coronal suture and anterior when they occur anterior to the coronal suture.
Anterior cranial fossa was exposed by a bifrontal craniotomy using a craniotome and placing burr holes above the temporal crests and parasagittal posterior to the coronal suture.
Early fusion of the coronal suture will displace the frontal bone on the side of the fusion posteriorly and cause the frontal bone opposite of the fusion to bulge forward, which will make the eye on that side appear prominent.
bimarginatus were measured dorsally along the coronal suture from the posterior margin of the cranium to the distal margin of the frontoclypeus, excluding the frontoclypeal sensilla to determine lengths (HL).
Head broadly rounded anteriorly, bearing small conical processes at the base of genae; coronal suture fully developed.