fontanel fontanel

Definition(s):

  • (n) any membranous gap between the bones of the cranium in an infant or fetus

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The tender fontanel at the top of her head was tense and bulging, and thick blue veins stood out like cords underneath her downy hair.
  2. He always bounces out of the wings, a square, bullet-headed man, smooth shaven except for a tiny marceled patch where his fontanel was 30 years ago.

News

  1. 'Southern Living' opens Idea House at Fontanel Mansion

    "Southern Living" magazine's Idea House opens this weekend on the grounds at the Fontanel Mansion.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: WKRN Nashville

  2. Planning commission approves resort for Fontanel Mansion

    The Metro Council approved construction of a new resort next to the Fontanel Mansion, featuring 140 rooms modeled after the log home.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: WKRN Nashville

  3. Fontanel brings home design to life with Idea House

    There's so much to see at Fontanel: the mansion, the grounds, the restaurants and the entertainment. Now, the historic property north of downtown Nashville has added something new: lodging.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: WSMV Nashville

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