Definition of Coronal suture

1. Noun. The suture between the parietal and frontal bones of the skull.

Exact synonyms: Sutura Coronalis
Group relationships: Braincase, Brainpan, Cranium
Generic synonyms: Fibrous Joint, Sutura, Suture

Definition of Coronal suture

1. Noun. The line of junction between the frontal bone and the two parietal bones of the skull. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Coronal suture

1. The line of junction of the frontal with the two parietal bones of the skull. Synonym: sutura coronalis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coronal Suture

coronadite
coronae
coronafacate ligase
coronagraph
coronagraphic
coronagraphs
coronagraphy
coronal
coronal epispadias
coronal hypospadias
coronal mass ejection
coronal mass ejections
coronal plane
coronal pulp
coronal section
coronal suture (current term)
coronale
coronalis
coronally
coronals
coronamen
coronand
coronands
coronaria
coronaries
coronarism
coronaritis
coronary
coronary-artery disease
coronary-prone behaviour

Literary usage of Coronal suture

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"The coronal suture can be readily made out in most cases by steadily pressing the scalp with the thumb backward and forward over its supposed site. ..."

2. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1906)
"In the porcupine itself the muscle does just cross the lower edge of the coronal suture, and in it there is a slight though marked angle at the point of ..."

3. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1883)
"This suture sometimes presents, near its posterior extremity, the parietal foramen on each side ; and in front, where it joins the coronal suture, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1895)
"Depressions are present behind the coronal suture and just above the lambda; ... Slight depressions above the lambda and behind the coronal suture on the ..."

5. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1903)
"It runs in a nearly straight course for 1.7 cm. upward, parallel with the coronal suture. At this point it ends and is joined at nearly a right angle by the ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Luther Holden (1878)
"This suture sometimes presents, near its posterior extremity, the parietal foramen on each side ; and in front, where it joins the coronal suture, ..."

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