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

The major bones that compose the skull of a newborn include the following: ... anterior fontanelle (Also called soft spot) - the junction where the two frontal and ...

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

A fontanelle (or fontanel) (colloquially, soft spot) is an anatomical feature of the infant human ... The skull of a baby consists of five main bones: two frontal bones, two parietal bones, and one occipital bone. .... Main page · Contents · Featured content · Current events · Random article · Donate to Wikipedia · Wikipedia store  ...

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

Feb 16, 2017 ... They then grow together as part of normal growth. They stay ... Two fontanelles usually are present on a newborn's skull: On the top of the ...

https://carta.anthropogeny.org/moca/topics/age-fontanelles-cranial-sutures-closure

Fontanelles are membranous areas that have not yet ossified in the developing cranial ... Both fontanelles and sutures are important for cranial vault growth (and  ...

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

The major bones that compose the skull of a newborn include the following: ... There are 2 fontanelles (the space between the bones of an infant's skull where ...

https://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/about-the-fontanelle

They are a part of normal development, but changes in the fontanelle can ... The spaces between the skull bones are important as they allow the bones to move, ...

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://www.verywellfamily.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-fontanelles-4175604

Jan 21, 2019 ... These soft, open areas of the skull are called fontanelles. If you do not have much ... The fontanelles have two main duties. Birth: Fontanelles ...

https://www.innerbody.com/image/skel01.html

Jul 3, 2018 ... These membranous areas are called fontanels. They permit some movement between the bones, so that the developing skull is partially ...

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

Fontanelles are the soft parts between the infant's cranial bones made of cartilage that grow together as the brain grows and bind together into ...