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.