postfrontal


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post·fron·tal

 (pōst-frŭn′tl)
adj.
1. At the back of the frontal bone; behind the forehead.
2. Toward the rear of the frontal lobe.
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Lackmann (2011) presented another example that reflects the complications inherent to frontal analysis: Differential heating on a preexisting cold front causes the surface temperature of dry postfrontal air to warm more rapidly than humid, cloudy prefrontal air.
An adult male banded on 9 June 2012 was noted as having extensively yellow underparts and had a yellowish tinge in his postfrontal bar, both suggestive of G.
The notable exception to this pattern was the increase in growth rate that occurred during positive NWTs associated with flood tides, and this increase in growth rate may be a function of interim or prefrontal conditions associated with southerly winds and higher coastal sea level in relation to the reestablishment of the tidal prism after flushing from northerly winds of the postfrontal phase.
Distinguishing features: Carapace strongly granulated, forming sharp angle between postfrontal crest and epibranchial region.
The height of the postfrontal inversion is important, with a height right at the mountaintop level having the most potential to enhance the high winds.
1A, E) with straight, wide, deep cervical groove, ending some distance from lateral margin; anterolateral margin with shallow depression just posterior to antero-external orbital angle; lateral margin with series of papilliform teeth; postfrontal lobes small, oval, delimited anteriorly by 2 depressions; median groove shallow; front lacking distinct upper border, frontal area sloping downwards, bilobed in dorsal view, lower margin strongly sinuous in frontal view with row of tubercles; upper and lower orbital margins each fringed with tubercles; dorsal surface of carapace cover by small papillae, regions well demarcated; third maxilliped (Fig.
Gaffney and Meylan (1988) elaborated upon Gray's (1831a) definition of Testudinata to include that the post parietals are absent, lacrimal bone small or absent, teeth replaced by horny triturating surfaces, parietal (pineal) opening usually absent, stapes solid and rod-like, and postfrontal absent.
Numerous Pacific frontal systems were sampled, including several reaching "atmospheric river" status, warm- and cold-frontal systems, and postfrontal convection.
1 A) with straight, wide, deep cervical groove and not reaching lateral margin; anterolateral margin with depression just posterior to anteroexternal orbital angle; lateral margin with approximately 12 papilliform teeth; postfrontal lobes small, oval and delimited anteriorly by 2 depression; median groove shallow; front lacking distinct upper border, frontal area sloping downward, bilobed in dorsal view, lower margin strongly sinuous in frontal view; upper and lower orbital margins each fringed with tubercles (Fig.
These frontal systems are characterized by dry prefrontal northerlies, which are followed by southerly postfrontal or frontal westerly winds (Strong et al.