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prefrontal

 [pre-frun´t'l]
1. situated in the anterior part of the frontal region or lobe.
2. the central part of the ethmoid bone.

pre·fron·tal

(prē-frŏn'tăl),
1. Denoting the anterior portion of the frontal lobe of the cerebrum.
2. Denoting the granular frontal cortex rostral to the premotor area.

prefrontal

/pre·fron·tal/ (-fron´t'l) situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe or region.

prefrontal

(prē-frŭn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe.
2. Situated anterior to the frontal bone.

prefrontal

Pertaining to the front part of the frontal lobe of the brain.

prefrontal

1. situated in the anterior part of the frontal region or lobe of the brain.
2. the central part of the ethmoid bone.
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