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Frontal suture

Other Terms: Metopic suture, Frontal suture of skull, Sutura frontalis, Sutura frontalis persistens, Sutura metopica, Suture frontale

Description

The Frontal suture is a median fissure in the frontal bone just above the glabella; occasionally it involves the whole length of the bone. It is due to the persistence of the fissure normally separating the two halves of the bone in the infant.

Latin

Sutura frontalis persistens

Latin

Sutura metopica

French

Suture frontale

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