Wormian bones

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Related to Sutural bones: Sesamoid bones, Irregular bones
small irregular plates of bone often interposed in the sutures between the large cranial bones.

See also: Wormian

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Srivastava [1] also states that sutural bones should not be confused with interparietal bones.
Sutural bones are commonly observed in or near sutures of the skull bones (2).
SUMMARY: The presence of sutural bones is a product of alterations in the formation of the wide bones of the skull, in addition to ethnic variables, being of interest in human anatomy, physical anthropology, imagenology and legal medicine.