fontanelle

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The infant's respiratory rate is elevated and the fontanels are sunken.
A We all are born with two soft spots, or fontanels, on our heads, one large at the front and a smaller one at the back.
Hydraulic model studies of the Fontanels power plant draft tube and tailrace Seedcake project Wyoming, Rep.
As a backache may be present even in a normal anterior presentation, it is important that the vaginal examination be done to correctly assess the baby's position by the fontanels.
There are six fontanels or 'soft spots', the one on the top of the head towards the front being the most conspicuous.