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postfrontal

(pōst-frŭn′tl)
adj.
1. At the back of the frontal bone; behind the forehead.
2. Toward the rear of the frontal lobe.
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Abbreviations: ar, articular; bo, basioccipital; cv, cervical vertebra; d, dentary; ec, ectopterygoid; en, external naris; f, frontal; j, jugal; la, lacrimal; mx, maxilla; or, orbit; pl, palatine; pmx, premaxilla; pof, postfrontal; prf, prefrontal; pt, pterygoid; q, quadrate; sq, squamosal.
1, 4A, 8B): Frons flat, inclined at slight angle relative to plane of mesoscutum, elongated, protruding beyond anterior margin of eye (postfrontal extension ca 0.3 x length of eye), truncate anteriorly.
3 A) with straight, deep, narrow cervical groove ending some distance from lateral margin; anterolateral margin with shallow sinus just posterior to anteroexternal orbital angle, followed by a series of papillae until cervical groove, rest of anterior margin with papilliform teeth; posterior margin smooth; postfrontal lobes small, rounded and delimited anteriorly by 2 depression; median groove shallow; front with upper border sligthly demarcated by row of tubercles, bilobed in dorsal view, frontal area sloping downward, lower margin strongly sinuous in frontal view; orbital margins each with row of tubercles (Fig.
On the western side of the cross sections, where HALO was located along the stratospheric side of the waveguide, the postfrontal troposphere was cloud free except for boundary layer clouds reaching up to 2 km.
Fitzjarrald, 2001: Postfrontal airmass modification.
The second most important wind direction is from the south, typically in postfrontal conditions.
Lackmann (2011) presented another example that reflects the complications inherent to frontal analysis: Differential heating on a preexisting cold front causes the surface temperature of dry postfrontal air to warm more rapidly than humid, cloudy prefrontal air.
Numerous Pacific frontal systems were sampled, including several reaching "atmospheric river" status, warm- and cold-frontal systems, and postfrontal convection.
These frontal systems are characterized by dry prefrontal northerlies, which are followed by southerly postfrontal or frontal westerly winds (Strong et al.
Under prevailing upper-level westerly steering flow, these storms then move onto the coastal plains where they often interact with the sea-breeze front and postfrontal air mass, in contrast to storms initiating along the sea-breeze front.
The aerosol emphasis of CalWater-2 was on collecting precipitation in a range of atmospheric conditions that included ARs, shallow orographic rain, postfrontal convection, snow, and under various aerosol conditions.