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frontal lobe

noun

Definition of frontal lobe

  1. :  the anterior division of each cerebral hemisphere



1879

First Known Use of frontal lobe

1879


Medical Dictionary

frontal lobe

noun

Medical Definition of frontal lobe

  1. :  the anterior division of each cerebral hemisphere having its lower part in the anterior fossa of the skull and bordered behind by the central sulcus




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