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frontoparietal

[fruhn-toh-puh-rahy-i-tl] /ˌfrʌn toʊ pəˈraɪ ɪ tl/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
of or pertaining to the frontal and parietal bones of the cranium.
2.
of or pertaining to the frontal and parietal lobes of a cerebral hemisphere.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; fronto- + parietal
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Examples for frontoparietal
  • Reaching and grasping in primates depend on the coordination of neural activity in large frontoparietal ensembles.
frontoparietal in Medicine

frontoparietal fron·to·pa·ri·e·tal (frŭn'tō-pə-rī'ĭ-təl)
adj.
Relating to or characteristic of both frontal and parietal bones.

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