frontal bone

noun
Updated on: 21 Mar 2018

Definition of frontal bone

: a bone that forms the forehead and roofs over most of the orbits and nasal cavity and that at birth consists of two halves separated by a suture

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First Known Use of frontal bone

1741


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frontal bone

noun

medical Definition of frontal bone

: a bone that forms the forehead and roofs over most of the orbits and nasal cavity and that at birth consists of two halves separated by a suture; also : either of the two halves especially in a vertebrate in which they do not unite to form a single bone

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