frontal lobe
noun Date: 1879 the anterior division of each cerebral hemisphere

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • frontal lobe — n the anterior division of each cerebral hemisphere having its lower part in the anterior fossa of the skull and bordered behind by the central sulcus * * * the anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere (see cerebrum), extending as far back as… …   Medical dictionary

  • frontal lobe — n. the part of the cerebrum covered by the frontal bone …   English World dictionary

  • Frontal lobe — Infobox Brain Name = Frontal lobe Latin = lobus frontalis GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 821 MapPos = MapCaption = Principal fissures and lobes of the cerebrum viewed laterally. (Frontal lobe is blue.) Caption = Caption2 = Orbital surface of left… …   Wikipedia

  • frontal lobe — noun that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead • Syn: ↑frontal cortex • Hypernyms: ↑lobe • Part Holonyms: ↑cerebral cortex, ↑cerebral mantle, ↑pallium, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frontal lobe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms frontal lobe : singular frontal lobe plural frontal lobes medical either of the two front parts of the brain …   English dictionary

  • frontal lobe — the anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere (see cerebrum), extending as far back as the deep central sulcus (cleft) of its upper and outer surface. Immediately anterior to the central sulcus lies the motor cortex, responsible for the control… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • frontal lobe — fron′tal lobe′ n. anat. the anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the central sulcus • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • frontal lobe — Anat. the anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the central sulcus. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • frontal lobe — noun one of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located behind the forehead …   Wiktionary

  • frontal lobe — (Order Cumacea): On dorsal surface of carapace, bell shaped prominence marking anterior margin of head. Bears ocular lobes anteriorly and is adjoined laterally and anteriorly by pseudorostrum [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

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