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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