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1. fontanel

noun. any membranous gap between the bones of the cranium in an infant or fetus.

Synonyms

  • sphenoidal fontanelle
  • orifice
  • sphenoid fontanel
  • braincase
  • porta
  • soft spot
  • sphenoidal fontanel
  • child's body
  • fontanelle
  • anterior fontanelle
  • cranium
  • sphenoid fontanelle
  • opening

Antonyms

  • strength
  • natural object
  • finish
  • closing

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Example sentences of the word fontanel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Infants can have a sunken fontanel, or soft spot on the top of the head.

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