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prefrontal

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adjective pre·fron·tal \ (ˌ)prē-ˈfrən-tᵊl \

Definition of prefrontal

:anterior to or involving the anterior part of a frontal structure
  • a prefrontal bone

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First Known Use of prefrontal

1854


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prefrontal

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Definition of prefrontal

:a prefrontal part (such as a bone)

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prefrontal

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adjective pre·fron·tal \ ˌprē-ˈfrənt-ᵊl \

medical Definition of prefrontal

1 :situated or occurring anterior to a frontal structure
  • a prefrontal bone
2 :of, relating to, or constituting the prefrontal lobe or prefrontal cortex of the brain

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