prefrontal

[pree-fruhn-tl]
adjective Anatomy.
anterior to, situated in, or pertaining to the anterior part of a frontal structure.

Origin:
1850–55; pre- + frontal

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prefrontal (priːˈfrʌntəl)
 
adj
situated in, involving, or relating to the foremost part of the frontal lobe of the brain

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prefrontal pre·fron·tal (prē-frŭn'tl)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe.

  2. Situated anterior to the frontal bone.

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Among teenagers, for instance, the prefrontal cortex still has much growing up
  to do.
The part of the brain doing this trick is the newest part of the brain-it's the
  prefrontal cortex, part of the prefrontal lobe.
Instead, they are sent to the prefrontal cortex for longer-term storage.
The prefrontal cortex is only the latest phase of that evolution.
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