frontal suture


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Related to frontal suture: metopic, sutura frontalis

fron·tal su·ture

[TA]
the suture between the two halves of the frontal bone, usually obliterated by about the sixth year; if persistent it is called a metopic suture or sutura frontalis persistens.
Synonym(s): sutura frontalis

fron·tal su·ture

(frŏn'tăl sū'chŭr) [TA]
The suture between the two halves of the frontal bone, usually obliterated by about the sixth year; if persistent it is called a metopic suture.

frontal suture

An occasional suture in the frontal bone from the sagittal suture to the root of the nose. Synonym: mediofrontal suture; metopic suture
See also: suture

fron·tal su·ture

(frŏn'tăl sū'chŭr) [TA]
Suture between two halves of frontal bone, usually obliterated by about the sixth year.
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Head with epistoma regularly convex, finely irregularly microreticulate, very finely and sparsely punctured; clypeus subtruncate, broadly rounded at sides and sparsely elongately bristled, bordered, edge anteriorly cerciniform; genae acutely angulate, posteriorly truncate, elongately sparsely bristled, distinctly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture not tuberculate.
Head with epistoma feebly convex on disc, finely, sparsely, irregularly punctured; clypeus subtruncate anteriorly, widely rounded at sides, rather thickly bordered, the edge elongately ciliate laterally; genae acutely angulate, elongately ciliate, distinctly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture finely impressed; front very finely and sparsely punctured.
Head almost broad; epistoma nearly flat, superficially microreticulate, finely regularly and rather densely punctured; clypeus subtruncate anteriorly, widely rounded at sides, thinly but very distinctly bordered, edge sparsely ciliate; genae acutely angulate, rather elongately ciliate, strongly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture very finely impressed; front slightly more coarsely and more sparsely punctured than epistoma.
Head with epistoma nearly flat, regularly and rather densely punctured particularly at sides; clypeus subtruncate, largely rounded and elongately bristled at sides, quite thinly bordered; genae acutely angulate, elongately bristled, protruding much more than eyes; frontal suture faint.