coronal suture

noun

Definition of coronal suture

: a suture extending across the skull between the parietal and frontal bones

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Recent Examples on the Web In great apes, the precentral sulcus crosses paths with the coronal suture toward the front of the skull. Michael Price, Science | AAAS, 8 Apr. 2021

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1615, in the meaning defined above

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“Coronal suture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coronal%20suture. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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coronal suture

noun

Medical Definition of coronal suture

: a suture extending across the skull between the parietal and frontal bones

called also frontoparietal suture

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