coronal suture


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coronal suture

[kə′rō·nəl ′sü·chər]
(anatomy)
The union of the frontal with the parietal bones transversely across the vertex of the skull.
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Head lengths were taken dorsally parallel to the coronal suture from the posterior margin to the anterior margin of the frontoclypeus, excluding clypeal lamellae.
Sagittal synostosis: Its genetics and associated clinical findings in 214 patients who lacked involvement of the coronal suture.
05 mm), anterior margin with lamellae clypeales between well-developed lateral lobes (adnasale); nasale rounded, projecting only moderately beyond mandibular origins; venter extensively sclerotized, labrum not evident; coronal suture length 1.
05 mm), extended well beyond the origins of the mandibles to form a prominent frontoclypeal projection (nasale) with well-developed lateral serrated notches; venter of nasale extensively sclerotized, labrum not evident, coronal suture length 0.
Head lengths were measured dorsally from the posterior margin of the head to the anterior margin of the frontoclypeus along the coronal suture.
Crown rounded anteriorly, length slightly shorter than width between eyes, anterior and posterior margins almost parallel, coronal suture distinct, not attaining anterior margin of crown (Fig.