frontal eminence

frontal eminence
noun
either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
Hypernyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑frontal bone, ↑os frontale, ↑forehead

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noun
: the prominence of the human frontal bone above each superciliary ridge

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  • frontal tuber — tuber frontale [TA] one of the slight rounded prominences on the frontal bone on either side superior to the eyes, forming the most prominent portions of the forehead; called also eminentia frontalis [TA alternative] and frontal eminence …   Medical dictionary

  • frontal bone — noun the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits • Syn: ↑os frontale, ↑forehead • Hypernyms: ↑membrane bone • Part Holonyms: ↑cranium, ↑braincase, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • eminence — A circumscribed area raised above the general level of the surrounding surface, particularly on a bone surface. SYN: eminentia [TA]. [L. eminentia] abducens e. SYN: facial colliculus. arcuate e. [TA] a prominence …   Medical dictionary

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  • Orbital part of frontal bone — Frontal bone. Outer surface. (The Pars orbitalis is the bottom third.) F …   Wikipedia

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