anterior fontanel

noun
variants: or anterior fontanelle

Medical Definition of anterior fontanel

: the fontanel occurring at the meeting point of the coronal and sagittal sutures

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“Anterior fontanel.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anterior%20fontanel. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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