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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

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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In this case report, we presented the clinical features of a patient with isolated bilateral sinopalpebral fistulas secondary to frontal sinusitis which have lasted for eight years.
Frontal sinusitis in one of the common sequele to fractured horn and amputation of horn in cattle.
The endoscopic modified Lothrop approach was first described by Gross et al in 1995 (15) and later popularized by Wormald (6) for the treatment of recalcitrant frontal sinusitis.
Although incidence of type III and type IV cells was low, the incidence of frontal sinusitis was high in these cases.
Frontal sinusitis rarely results in frontocutaneous fistula.
Successful surgery for frontal sinusitis depends critically on knowledge of detailed anatomy of frontal recess.
On left side, normal findings were observed in 49%, Antrochoanal polyp was observed in 3(3%) and AC polyp with DNS in 1(1%), Adenoid in 1(1%), DNS again was the most common single pathology (16%), ethmoidal polyps in 3(3%), maxillary sinusitis in 9%, mass in nasal cavity in 1%, nasal polyposis in 1%, pan-sinusitis in 2%, polypoidal mass with DNS in 1%, Frontal sinusitis in 2% and sinusitis with DNS in 1%.
They are located in the anterior floor of the frontal sinus, on the drainage pathway of the frontal sinus, and therefore are possibly involved in recurrent or chronic frontal sinusitis.
Computed tomography (CT) revealed that the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses were affected in all 21 patients--nine had unilateral ethmoid, sphenoid, frontal, and maxillary sinusitis; seven had pansinusitis; two had unilateral ethmoid and sphenoid sinusitis; two had bilateral ethmoid and sphenoid sinusitis; and one had unilateral ethmoid, sphenoid, and frontal sinusitis.
2,3] unilateral polyps that arise from the anterior end of the middle turbinate are rare; when they do occur, they can cause a middle meatal obstruction, which can result in maxillary, ethmoid, or frontal sinusitis.