frontalis

noun
fron·​ta·​lis | \ ˌfrən-ˈtā-ləs How to pronounce frontalis (audio) \

Medical Definition of frontalis

: the muscle of the forehead that forms part of the occipitofrontalis

called also frontalis muscle

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“Frontalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/frontalis. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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