HyperDic: forehead

English > 2 senses of the word forehead:
NOUNbodyforehead, browthe part of the face above the eyes
bodyforehead, frontal bone, os frontalethe large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium
forehead > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rhhehd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > forehead: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the face above the eyes.
Synonymbrow
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
Partstrichion, crinionpoint where the hairline meets the midpoint of the forehead
Broaderfeature, lineamentThe characteristic parts of a person's face
Spanishfrente
Catalanfront
English > forehead: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits.
Synonymsfrontal bone, os frontale
Part ofcranium, braincase, brainpanThe part of the skull that encloses the brain
Partsfrontal eminenceEither prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
glabella, mesophyronA smooth prominence of the frontal bone between and above the eyebrows
metopionThe craniometric point midway between the frontal eminences of the skull
ophryonThe craniometric point in the midline of the forehead immediately above the orbits
Broadermembrane boneAny bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation
Spanishfrente, frontal, hueso frontal, os frontale
Catalanfrontal, os frontal

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