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forehead

noun fore·head \ˈfär-əd, ˈfr-; ˈfr-ˌhed also -ˌed\

: the part of the face above the eyes

Full Definition of FOREHEAD

1
:  the part of the face above the eyes
2
:  the front or forepart of something <flames in the forehead of the morning sky — John Milton>
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Examples of FOREHEAD

  1. <the forehead of the ancient temple features a frieze of dramatically posed figures>

First Known Use of FOREHEAD

before 12th century

Related to FOREHEAD

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

Rhymes with FOREHEAD

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FOREHEAD Defined for Kids

forehead

noun fore·head \ˈfr-əd, ˈfr-ˌhed\

Definition of FOREHEAD for Kids

:  the part of the face above the eyes
Medical Dictionary

forehead

noun fore·head \ˈfr-əd, ˈfär-; ˈfō(ə)r-ˌhed, ˈf(ə)r-\

Medical Definition of FOREHEAD

:  the part of the face above the eyes—called also brow, frons

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