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

A fontanelle (or fontanel) (colloquially, soft spot) is an anatomical feature of the infant human ... For other uses, see Fontanelle (disambiguation). "Soft spot" ...

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.quora.com/What-is-the-function-of-fontanels

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

anterior fontanelle (Also called soft spot) - the junction where the two frontal and two parietal bones meet. The anterior fontanelle remains soft until about 2 years ...

https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3498

Fontanel (fontanelle): The word fontanel comes from the French fontaine for fountain. The medical term fontanel is a "soft spot" of the skull. The "soft spot" is soft ...

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

Feb 16, 2017 ... The posterior fontanelle usually closes by age 1 or 2 months. ... The anterior fontanelle usually closes sometime between 9 months and 18 ...

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

Fontanelles are soft spots on your baby's head where the skull bones haven't fused together yet. They are a part of normal development, but changes in 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 ...

https://www.columbianeurosurgery.org/news/the-importance-of-babys-soft-spot/

... the top of their head is intuitively vulnerable and you might wonder its purpose. ... The 'soft spot,' also called the fontanel, is one of several gaps between the ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323912.php

Dec 6, 2018 ... A sunken fontanel occurs when the soft spot on a baby's skull becomes more deep set than usual. One of the major causes is dehydration.