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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

(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.
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