Metopism


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Metopism

 

in anthropology, the persistence in an adult human of the embryonic suture that divides the frontal squama into right and left halves. (Usually the suture becomes overgrown at the end of the second year of life.)

WORKS

Uryson, M. I. “Metopizm u cheloveka.” Sovetskaia antropologiia, 1959, vol. 3, no. 1.