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fore·head

(fōr'hed), [TA]
The part of the face between the eyebrows and the hairy scalp.
Synonym(s): frons [TA], sinciput ☆ , brow (2)

forehead

/fore·head/ (-hed) frons; the part of the face above the eyes.

forehead

(fôr′hĕd′, -ĭd, fŏr′-)
n.
1. The part of the face between the eyebrows, the normal hairline, and the temples.
2. The front part of something.

forehead

[fôr′hed]
Etymology: AS, fore, in front + heafod, head
the region of the face superior to the eyes.

fore·head

(fōr'hed) [TA]
The part of the face between the eyebrows and the hairy scalp.
Synonym(s): brow (2) , frons.

fore·head

(fōr'hed) [TA]
Area of face between eyebrows and hairy scalp.

forehead,

n the portion of the face directly above the orbits and extending posteriorly/superiorly to the hair-line or crown of the head.

forehead

the region between the eyes and the ears; supported by the frontal and parietal bones.

domed forehead
forehead bulges; may be soft and fluid-filled; a problem only in neonates.
References in classic literature ?
If this expressive article of dress was drawn low upon the forehead, it was a sign that hard work was going on, in exciting moments it was pushed rakishly askew, and when despair seized the author it was plucked wholly off, and cast upon the floor, and cast upon the floor.
He remembered pushing, with a big leather pad on his forehead, at a gun stuck in deep mud, and that was before the Afghan War of 1842, and he had not then come to his full strength.
Then he turned to Arthur, and said to him, "Come, my child, take her hand in yours, and kiss her on the forehead, and only once.
A mass of straight black hair, defying all attempts to train or curl it, fell over his projecting forehead, and hung down to his shoulders, giving increased vivacity to eyes already sparkling with a youthful love of mischief and fondness for every forbidden enjoyment.
Some wished to fight like duelists, believ- ing it to be correct to stand erect and be, from their feet to their foreheads, a mark.
Often, likewise, she encountered fauns, who looked like sunburnt country people, except that they had hairy ears, and little horns upon their foreheads, and the hinder legs of goats, on which they gamboled merrily about the woods and fields.
Herein did the shape of evil dip his hand and prepare to lay the mark of baptism upon their foreheads, that they might be partakers of the mystery of sin, more conscious of the secret guilt of others, both in deed and thought, than they could now be of their own.
Here, in general, the company shrugged their shoulders, and one or two of us touched our foreheads with a very significant air.
Parishioners dropped in by twos and threes, deposited themselves in rows before her, rested three-quarters of a minute on their foreheads as if they were praying, though they were not; then sat up, and looked around.
Of all those foreheads not one achieved a height of more than one point nought four inches.
Rosa is so shy as she gives it to him that they drop it between them and almost knock their foreheads together as they pick it up.
Here were the great males towering in all the majesty of their imposing height; here were the gleaming white tusks protruding from their massive lower jaws to a point near the centre of their foreheads, the laterally placed, protruding eyes with which they could look forward or backward, or to either side without turning their heads, here the strange antennae-like ears rising from the tops of their foreheads; and the additional pair of arms extending from midway between the shoulders and the hips.