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the upper and front part of the head. adj., adj sincip´ital.
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(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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n. pl. sinciputs or sincipita (sĭn-sĭp′ĭ-tə)
1. The upper half of the cranium, especially the anterior portion above and including the forehead.
2. The forehead.

sin·cip′i·tal (-sĭp′ĭ-tl) adj.
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, pl. sincipita, pl. sinciputs (sin'si-pŭt, -sip'i-tă, sin'si-puts)
The anterior part of the head just above and including the forehead.
[L. half of the head]
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