|A bone at the base of the cranium and the root of the nose, containing numerous perforations for the filaments of the olfactory nerve.|
|compound bone of the base of the cranium of many vertebrates formed by the fusion of bony elements|
|1.||of, at, or in the front|
|2.||of or relating to the forehead: frontal artery|
|3.||of or relating to the anterior part of a body or organ|
|4.||meteorol of, relating to, or resulting from a front or its passage: frontal rainfall|
|5.||a decorative hanging for the front of an altar|
|6.||frontal lobe See frontal bone|
|7.||another name for frontlet|
|[C14 (in the sense: adornment for forehead, altar cloth): via Old French frontel, from Latin frontālia (pl) ornament worn on forehead, frontellum altar cloth, both from frōns forehead, |
frontal fron·tal (frŭn'tl)
Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front.
Of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone.
Of or relating to the frontal plane.