Posterior fontanelle

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Posterior fontanelle
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Skull at birth, showing frontal and occipital fonticuli.
Latin f. posterior
Gray's subject #47 196
Dorlands/Elsevier f_12/12372487

The posterior fontanelle (or occipital fontanelle) is triangular in form and is situated at the junction of the sagittal suture and lambdoidal suture.

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