frontal bone
noun Date: 1741 a bone that forms the forehead and roofs over most of the orbits and nasal cavity and that at birth consists of two halves separated by a suture

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  • frontal bone — n. the bone comprising the front part of the skull and forming the forehead in humans: see SKULL …   English World dictionary

  • Frontal bone — The large bone that makes up the forehead and supplies the upper edge and roof of the orbit (eye socket). The frontal bone articulates (comes together) with a number of other bones including the parietal, nasal, ethmoid, maxillary, and zygomatic… …   Medical dictionary

  • frontal bone — noun the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits • Syn: ↑os frontale, ↑forehead • Hypernyms: ↑membrane bone • Part Holonyms: ↑cranium, ↑braincase, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frontal bone — the bone forming the forehead and the upper parts of the orbits; it contains several air spaces (frontal sinuses: see paranasal sinuses). At birth it consists of right and left halves, joined by a suture that usually closes during infancy. See:… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • frontal bone — Anat. a broad membrane bone of the skull, forming the forehead and the upper portion of each orbit. See diag. under skull. [1735 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • frontal bone — noun The bone of the forehead …   Wiktionary

  • frontal bone — noun the bone which forms the front part of the skull and the upper part of the eye sockets …   English new terms dictionary

  • frontal bone — fron′tal bone′ n. anat. the broad front part of the skull, forming the forehead • Etymology: 1735–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Zygomatic process of frontal bone — Infobox Bone Name = Zygomatic process of frontal bone Latin = processus zygomaticus ossis frontalis GraySubject = 33 GrayPage = 136 Caption = Left zygomatic bone. (Zygomatic process of frontal bone is the part of the frontal bone (upper part of… …   Wikipedia

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