From Frenchfontanelle, from Old French fontenelle.
Fontanelle Sentence Examples
The fontanelle (soft spot) of the newborn is wide, but facial features are usually normal.
Coronal: This suture extends from each ear to the fontanelle.
Plagiocephaly involves early fusion of either the right or left side of the coronal suture, the suture that extends from each ear over the top of the head to the fontanelle.
The soft spot on a baby's head (fontanelle) is somewhat sunken.
Dandolo published in Italian several treatises on agriculture, vine-cultivation, and the rearing of cattle and sheep; a work on silk-worms, which was translated into French by Fontanelle; a work on the discoveries in chemistry which were made in the last quarter of the 18th century (published 1796); and translations of several of the best French works on chemistry.