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frontal

 [frun´t'l]
1. pertaining to the forehead.
2. denoting a longitudinal plane passing through the body from side to side, and dividing it into front and back parts.

fron·tal

(frŏn'tăl), [TA]
1. In front; relating to the anterior part of a body.
2. Referring to the frontal (coronal) plane or to the frontal bone or forehead.
Synonym(s): frontalis [TA]

frontal

/fron·tal/ (frun´t'l)
1. pertaining to the forehead.
2. denoting a longitudinal plane of the body.

frontal

(frŭn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front: a frontal attack.
2. Anatomy
a. Of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone.
b. Of or relating to the frontal plane.
3. Of or relating to a meteorological front.

fron′tal·ly adv.

frontal

adjective
(1) Referring to the fore part of the body or the brain.
(2) The English translation of the Latin, frontalis.

fron·tal

(frŏn'tăl) [TA]
1. In front; relating to the anterior part of a body.
2. Referring to the frontal (coronal) plane or to the frontal bone or forehead.
Synonym(s): frontalis.

frontal

Pertaining to the forehead or to the FRONTAL BONE.

fron·tal

(frŏn'tăl) [TA]
1. In front; relating to the anterior part of a body.
2. Referring to the frontal plane or the frontal bone or forehead.

frontal,

adj in anatomy, referring to the body's frontal plane or to the forehead or frontal bone.

frontal (PA) cephalometric radiograph,

n a cephalometric radiograph made with the subject facing the film (posteroanterior [PA] view); the axis between the ears is parallel to the film and perpendicular to the radiographic beam.

frontal

1. pertaining to the face and forehead.
2. denoting a plane passing through the body from side to side. In quadrupeds it is synonymous with a transverse plane while in bipeds it is synonymous with a coronal plane.

frontal abscess
in cattle usually results from infection of a dehorning wound, in sheep from infection by Oestrus ovis.
frontal bone
the paired bones constituting the upper part of the face. See also Table 10.
frontal lobe
the rostral (anterior) portion of the cerebral hemisphere.
frontal nerve block
see supraorbital nerve block.
frontal plane
see dorsal plane.
frontal process
see comb.
frontal sinus
see frontal sinus.
frontal sinusitis
inflammation of the frontal sinus; commonly a sequel to infection of a dehorning wound. Occurs as a chronic disease of unknown origin in bighorn sheep running at range in the wild.
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