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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)
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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.
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fore·head

(fōr'hed) [TA]
The part of the face between the eyebrows and the hairy scalp.
Synonym(s): brow (2) , frons.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fore·head

(fōr'hed) [TA]
Area of face between eyebrows and hairy scalp.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
"Yes, daroga...I felt her tears flow on my forehead...on mine, mine!...They were soft...they were sweet!...They trickled under my mask...they mingled with my tears in my eyes...yes
...Then Christine kissed me, for the first time, herself, here, on the forehead--don't look, daroga!--here, on the forehead...on my forehead, mine--don't look, daroga!--and they went off together.
"But this is my father's story, sir; and I begin to think" --the curiously roughened forehead was very intent upon him--"that when I was left an orphan through my mother's surviving my father only two years, it was you who brought me to England.
The expression in the forehead, which had so particularly attracted his notice, and which was now immovable, had deepened into one of pain and horror.
Perfectly still and silent, and not even fallen back in her chair, she sat under his hand, utterly insensible; with her eyes open and fixed upon him, and with that last expression looking as if it were carved or branded into her forehead. So close was her hold upon his arm, that he feared to detach himself lest he should hurt her; therefore he called out loudly for assistance without moving.
'Now, don't argue with me about it, Amy,' said she, 'because I know better.' Feeling that she had been sharp again, she dabbed her sister's forehead again, and blew upon it again.
Fanny, quite punishing her own forehead with the vehement dabs she now began to give it, fitfully went on.
There, you little thing, I was only in fun,' dabbing her sister's forehead; 'but don't you be a silly puss, and don't you think flightily and eloquently about degenerate impossibilities.
AFORMER air hostess who tanned herself on a sunbed nearly every day has been left with a Harry Potter scar - after cancer had to be cut out of her forehead.
A WOMAN was left with a permanent scar to her forehead after she was struck with a laptop by her then partner.
A 36-year-old man presented to his family physician (FP) with 3 painful ulcers on his forehead that had appeared 5 days prior to the visit.
One of the most common areas of the face that is prone to skin problems is the forehead. Are you prone to forehead skin problems such as forehead acne, forehead rash or forehead redness?