HyperDic: frontal_bone

English > 1 sense of the expression frontal bone:
NOUNbodyfrontal bone, os frontale, foreheadthe large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium
English > frontal bone: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits.
Synonymsos frontale, forehead
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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