anterior fontanelle

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an·te·ri·or fon·ta·nelle

[TA]
a diamond-shaped membranous interval at the junction of the coronal, sagittal, and metopic sutures where the frontal angles of the parietal bones meet the two ununited halves of the frontal bone.
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an·te·ri·or fon·ta·nelle

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr fon'tă-nel') [TA]
Membrane-covered gap in the infant cranium where the parietal and frontal bones will meet after fusion occurs.
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