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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On postmortem examination, the tissue between the right eye and nostril over the right frontal bone was soft and easily depressed.
Thickening of the squama of the frontal bone is evident on the T1W axial image (arrows in B) and shift of midline structures toward the left.
2006) is surgical removal of affected horn along with resection of some parts of frontal bone.
The anthropological studies have highlighted the fact that the frontal bone, followed by the parietal bone and the occipital bone were the most common locations for burr holes (9).
36 mm puncture and three linear fractures, one of which extends to lesions ii and iii on the frontal bone.
A cell that pneumatises into the frontal bone is named a frontal cell of the anterior ethmoid or bulla frontalis, and lies above the ethmoid bulla.
It is believed that the structural and morphological modification of some areas of the brain during growth and the intensity of the airflow through the pyriform aperture positively affect the formation of these spaces in the frontal bone.
Both the orbital plates of the frontal bone were fractured and the fragments pushed upwards towards the brain.
Surgery improves vision and cosmetic appearance of an adult patent with fibrous dysplasia of the frontal bone.
CT and MRI of both cases revealed the defect in cribriform plate and frontal bone.
5%, followed by the orbit, zygoma, mandible, maxilla, frontal bone and injuries of NOE complex.
5,6) Within the calvaria, the two most commonly affected bones are the parietal bone and the frontal bone in that order; lesions have also been documented in the occipital bone and the petrous temporal bone.