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Structure of wormian bone

Known as: Islands of bone within cranial sutures, Os suturale, Wormian bone 
The presence of extra bones within a cranial suture. Wormian bones are irregular isolated bones which appear in addition to the usual centers of… Expand
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2008
2008
Supernumerary ossicles (or Wormian bones) of the cranial vault are formations associated with insufficient rate of suture closure… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Wormian bones are accessory bones that occur within cranial suture and fontanelles, most commonly within the posterior sutures… Expand
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2004
2004
Researchers have debated whether the presence and frequency of wormian bones (sutural bones, supernumerary bones, and ossicles… Expand
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2004
2004
It is widely believed that rapid growth of the human brain generates tensile strain in cranial sutures, and that this strain… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sutures are fibrous connective tissue articulations between intramembranous craniofacial bones. Sutures are composed of… Expand
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2000
2000
The prenatal diagnosis of wormian bones has not been made previously. We report four fetuses with wormian bones but none of the… Expand
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1979
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1979
The present investigation was undertaken to determine the incidence and significance of Wormian bones (WBs) in a random group of… Expand
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
One hundred and twenty adult and 80 human fetal skulls were examined to find the relationship (if any) between the presence of… Expand
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1976
1976
The acro-osteolysis syndrome consists of dissolution of terminal phalanges of the hands and feet, dolichocephaly with multiple… Expand
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1965
1965
  • Kelly A. Bennett
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 34765247
The relationship between the length of the basi-occiput and the presence of wormian bones is studied in 116 Negro, 113 White, and… Expand
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