from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The largest and most anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere.

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  • n. one of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain, located behind the forehead.

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  • n. that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead


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