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 faintly convex on disc, finely irregularly punctured, punctation somewhat coarser and denser distally; clypeus subtruncate anteriorly, widely rounded at sides, thinly bordered, the edge laterally elongately ciliate; genae rather acutely angulate, elongately ciliate, distinctly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture distinct, somewhat raised; front very sparsely, finely and regularly punctured.
Head with epistoma faintly gibbous at middle, distinctly coarsely punctured toward apical margin, nearly smooth at center, posteriorly and laterally coarsely irregularly punctured; clypeus anteriorly nearly truncate, widely rounded and elongately bristled at sides, quite strongly bordered, edge upturned; genae acutely angulate, elongately bristled, protruding much more than eyes; frontal suture nearly faint.
Head with epistoma flat, very sparsely and finely punctured; punctation denser and coarser distally; clypeus subtruncate, widely rounded at sides, quite thickly bordered, edge laterally elongately ciliate; genae angulate, elongately ciliate, strongly protruding more than eyes; frontal suture feebly raised, not tuberculate at all; front finely and subregularly punctured.
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.