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coronal suture

Syllabification: cor·o·nal su·ture

Definition of coronal suture in English:

noun

Anatomy
The transverse suture in the skull separating the frontal bone from the parietal bones.
Example sentences
  • Using the same bicoronal incision, the neurosurgeon retracts the scalp to expose the cranium from the coronal suture to the lambdoidal suture.
  • The sagittal suture extends midline along the vertex of the cranium from the anterior coronal suture line to the posterior lambdoidal suture line.
  • A large groove (sinus of Breschet) may occur on the intracranial face, parallel to the coronal suture and extending from the bregma to the lesser wing of the sphenoid.

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