Posterior fontanelle - Fonticulus posterior

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Description

The posterior fontanelle is triangular in form and is situated at the junction of the sagittal and lambdoidal sutures.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Fontanelles > Posterior fontanelle

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