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Introduction: Fontanelle

Description of Fontanelle

Fontanelle: Area of a newborn skull not covered by bone.

Fontanelle: any membranous gap between the bones of the cranium in an infant or fetus.
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Hierarchical classifications of Fontanelle

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WordNet 2.1

  • opening,orifice,porta
  • passage,passageway
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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