Fontanela anterior - Fonticulus anterior

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The anterior or bregmatic fontanelle is the largest, and is placed at the junction of the sagittal, coronal, and frontal sutures; it is lozenge-shaped, and measures about 4 cm in its antero-posterior and 2.5 cm in its transverse diameter.


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/).

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Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Cráneo > Fontenalas craneales > Fontanela anterior

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