Definition of Metopic. Meaning of Metopic. Synonyms of Metopic

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Definition of Metopic

Metopic
Metopic Me*top"ic, a. [Gr. ? the forehead.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the forehead or frontal bones; frontal; as, the metopic suture.

Meaning of Metopic from wikipedia

- a persistent metopic suture. The suture can either bisect the frontal bone and run from nasion to bregma or persist as a partial metopic suture (see image...
- called coning. Trigonocephaly is a result from the premature closure of the metopic suture. Using Virchow's law again to predict the resulting deformity, this...
- Trigonocephaly is a congenital condition of premature fusion of the metopic suture (from Gr**** metopon, "forehead"), leading to a triangular forehead...
- Metopism is the condition of having a persistent metopic suture, or persistence of the frontal metopic suture in the adult human skull. The premature fusion...
- with fragile X syndrome and Prader–Willi syndrome. Metopic synostosis, the early closure of metopic suture during skull development in children, can also...
- basilar[disambiguation needed] in****tion (atlantoaxial impaction), persistent metopic suture, abnormal ear structures with hearing loss, supernumerary ribs,...
- by cranial sutures (see figure 1). The anterior fontanelle is where the metopic, sagittal and coronal sutures meet. Normally the sutures gradually fuse...
- of growth on the skull. Examples include: trigonocephaly (fusion of the metopic suture), brachycephaly (fusion of the coronal suture and lambdoid suture...
- bone Zygomaticotemporal suture Zygomaticofrontal suture Frontal suture / Metopic suturebetween the two frontal bones, prior to the fusion of the two...
- combinations of: turricephaly, frontal bossing, trigonocephaly (fusion of the metopic suture), brachycephaly (fusion of the coronal suture), dolichocephaly (fusion...
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