A STUDY OF METOPIC SUTURES IN SOUTH INDIAN SKULLS
Dr. Arun Kumar S. Bilodi, David Ebenezer, Dr. Rajasankar, M. Ram Kumar
Journal Title:World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
Aim of Study : The objective of this study is to record types and
variations of metopic suture. Place of Study : This study was done on unknown dry human skulls obtained from department of Anatomy,
Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Madurai, India. Period of Study : This study was done during the month of June - July 2014. Materials and Methods : 32 skulls from the department of Anatomy constituted the material for the present study. Each skull
was examined for the presence or absence of metopic sutures. Their
extent was measured from nasion to bregma. Their pattern was recorded compared and correlated with available literature.