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frontal

1. of or relating to the forehead
2. of or relating to the anterior part of a body or organ
3. Meteorol of, relating to, or resulting from a front or its passage
4. a decorative hanging for the front of an altar

frontal

frontal
The textile or panels which form the decorative front of an altar.
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His metopic synostosis caused a premature hardening of his cranial sutures, the joints between the seven cranial bones.
An evaluation of complications, revisions, and long-term aesthetic outcomes in nonsyndromic metopic craniosynostosis, PlastReconstr Surg.
Metopic suture can be due to various causes such as abnormal growth of cranial bones.
Plagiocephaly due to metopic suture foreclosure and Scaphocephaly in agirl of 4 years were the other cases.
8) The most frequent characteristic for this syndrome is trigonocephaly, produced by the premature closure of the metopic skull.
Sagittal, coronal, and metopic suture fusions account for about 95% of all craniosynostosis cases, Dr.
The endoscopic strip craniectomy was performed on 185 patients with clinical signs of craniosynostosis, with the following distribution: 107 sagittal, 42 coronal, 37 metopic, and 7 lambdoid, for a total of 198 sutures.
In sagittal craniosynostosis, the skull appears long and narrow, with coronal, metopic and lambdoid sutures clearly visible, but the sagittal suture closed into a fused, raised ridge.
Likewise, her anomalies, those syntax units not fitting into, her metopic puzzle--"the Blue Heron/ in the dark breaking open the woods"--enhance the sense we've stumbled onto a ruin.
Other characteristics included the presence of a metopic suture in one cranium, and the presence of Carabelli's cusps on two maxillary molars.
INTRODUCTION: The metopic suture is a vertical suture running between the two halves of frontal bone from the anterior aspect of anterior fontanelle to nasion.
But the five-month-old has recently been diagnosed with Metopic Craniosynistosis and will need major surgery to remove, reshape and remould his skull.