https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-function-of-fontanels

A baby's brain is large when it grows, and then as it grows it grows at a faster rate than the cranial bones that surround it. Fontanelles are the ...

https://www.reference.com/science/function-fontanels-5719bd53d5556822

The function of fontanels is to allow a baby's brain to grow during the first year of life and for the baby's head to pass through the birth canal. Fontanels are the ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fontanelle

A fontanelle (or fontanel) (colloquially, soft spot) is an anatomical feature of the infant human skull comprising any of the soft membranous gaps (sutures) ...

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Fontanels are responsible for the "soft tops" on the top and back of the head. The flexibility imparted by the fontanels allows the baby's skull to deform somewhat ...

https://www.chw.org/medical-care/craniofacial-disorders/craniofacial-disorder-conditions/craniofacial-anomalies/anatomy-of-the-newborn-skull

There are two fontanelles (the space between the bones of an infant's skull where the sutures intersect) that are covered by tough membranes. The fontanelles ...

https://www.britannica.com/science/fontanel

Fontanel: Fontanel, soft spot in the skull of an infant, covered with tough, fibrous membrane. There are six such spots at the junctions of the cranial bones; they ...

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002320.htm

Feb 16, 2017 ... The spaces between the bones that remain open in babies and young children are called fontanelles. Sometimes, they are called soft spots.

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(fontanel). back 6. becomes bone by 22 months. front 7. What is the function of the fontanels in the fetal skull? back 7. Allows skull to be compressed during birth  ...

https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=anatomy-of-the-newborn-skull-90-P01840

There are 2 fontanelles (the space between the bones of an infant's skull where the sutures intersect) that are covered by tough membranes that protect the ...

https://www.bundoo.com/articles/what-is-babys-fontanel/

The purpose of the fontanel is twofold. First, the fontanels allow your baby easier passage down the birth canal. By not being rigid, fontanels allow slight shifting ...