frontal bone

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frontal bone

[′frənt·əl ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
Either of a pair of flat membrane bones in vertebrates, and a single bone in humans, forming the upper frontal portion of the cranium; the forehead bone.
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36 mm puncture and three linear fractures, one of which extends to lesions ii and iii on the frontal bone.
Early fusion of the coronal suture will displace the frontal bone on the side of the fusion posteriorly and cause the frontal bone opposite of the fusion to bulge forward, which will make the eye on that side appear prominent.
This depression was found in all the three goat breeds and in both sexes on the lateral sides of both cornual processes of the frontal bones (Fig.
Imaging was essential and revealed osteomyelitis of the frontal bones and an epidural abscess.
The landmarks on the frontal bone (Table 2, Figure 1) describe the soft tissue depths of the forehead and the upper border of the eye, or orbit.
The upper third of the face consists of the frontal bone, the temporal bone, the frontal sinuses or glabella, the supraorbital ridge and the roof of the orbits.
Typical mammalian turbinal attachment ridges occur on the maxillary, nasal, and frontal bones.
The skin of the frontal bone, especially around the pedicel, is empowered with the ability to turn into antler.
Computed tomography revealed an abnormally dilated left frontal sinus occupying the whole left side of the frontal bone.
The mandible, zygoma, maxilla & frontal bones are most commonly involved.
The CT revealed the presence of lesions of the right ethmoid, sphenoid, and frontal bones that were consistent with fibrous dysplasia.
It is formed due to failure of fusion between the two halves of frontal bones.