occipital fontanel

noun

Medical Definition of occipital fontanel

: a triangular fontanel at the meeting of the sutures between the parietal and occipital bones

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“Occipital fontanel.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/occipital%20fontanel. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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