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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In coronal sutures there was minor difference in closure among right and left side endocranially, which can be safely ignored.
Microcephaly had resulted from early closure of sagittal and coronal sutures and lambdoid suture while plagiocephaly resulted from early metopic suture closure.