frontal lobe


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frontal lobe

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

frontal lobe

n
(Anatomy) anatomy the anterior portion of each cerebral hemisphere, situated in front of the central sulcus

fron′tal lobe′


n.
the anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the central sulcus.
[1875–80]

frontal lobe

The largest and forwardmost part of each cerebral hemisphere. It controls voluntary muscle activity and contains, usually on the left side, the area that controls the ability to produce speech.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frontal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the foreheadfrontal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying directly behind the forehead
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
frontal gyrus - any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the frontal lobe of the cerebrum
precentral gyrus - the convolution of the frontal lobe that is bounded in back by the central sulcus and that contains the motor area
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
Translations
čelní lalok
frontaalilohkootsalohko
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Age, y/Sex/Race Site 1 20/F/W Left frontal lobe 2 36/M/B Thoracic spinal cord 3 42/F/W Third ventricle 4 24/F/W Pontocerebellar angle 5 39/M/B Leftfrontal lobe 6 29/F/W Septum pellucidum 7 35/M/B Right basal ganglia 8 29/F/A Left cerebrum 9 39/M/W Left frontal lobe 10 78/M/B Pituitary/frontal lobes 11 45/M/W Right frontal lobe 12 49/M/W Brainstem/basal ganglia 13 46/M/W Parietal/brainstem 14 61/M/W Bilateral 15 43/M/W Basal ganglia 16 46/F/W CP angle/spinal cord 17 43/F/B Right cerebrum 18 36/M/B Right temporal lobe 19([dagger]) 47/F/B Left frontal/basal ganglia 47/F/B Left frontal lobe 20 44/F/W Medulla 21 74/F/B Pituitary stalk 22 43/F/B Right fronto-orbital 23 7/M/W Right CP angle 24 15/F/W Corpus callosum 25 .
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