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- n. A cranial bone consisting of a vertical portion corresponding to the forehead and a horizontal portion that forms the roofs of the orbital and nasal cavities.
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- n. The bone of the forehead.
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- n. the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
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On this line Schwalbe traced the frontal angle (that between the tangent of the frontal bone at the glabella and the glabella-inion line), the bregman angle
The nasal bones had all but disappeared, and the exposed frontal bone bore evidence of several shallow, dishlike compression fractures.
The mortars were the natural bowl shapes of certain bones, such as the frontal bone of a deer, or pecked out of granite or basalt, just as the stone lamps were.