fontanelle(redirected from cranial fontanelles)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to cranial fontanelles: Cranial sutures
fontanelle(chiefly US), fontanel
Anatomy any of several soft membranous gaps between the bones of the skull in a fetus or infant
A membrane-covered space between the bones of a fetal or young skull.
A depression on the head of termites.