A gap between bones in the skull at the junction of the sagittal suture and lambdoidal suture. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posterior_fontanelle ]

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latin term
fonticulus posterior
latin term
posterior fontanelle of skull
definition
  • A gap between bones in the skull at the junction of the sagittal suture and lambdoidal suture.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b3/Gray197.png
has exact synonym
  • occipital fontanelle
  • fonticulus posterior
  • posterior fontanelle of skull
id
  • UBERON:0006683
taxon notes
  • In humans it generally closes in 6-8 weeks from birth. A delay in closure is associated with congential hypothyroidism

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