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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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prefrontal

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