frontal process

noun

Medical Definition of frontal process 

1 : a long plate that is part of the maxillary bone and contributes to the formation of the lateral part of the nose and of the nasal cavity

called also nasal process

2 : a process of the zygomatic bone articulating superiorly with the frontal bone, forming part of the orbit anteriorly, and articulating with the sphenoid bone posteriorly

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