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fron·tal 1

 (frŭn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, directed toward, or situated at the front: a frontal attack.
2. Anatomy
a. Of or relating to the forehead or frontal bone.
b. Of or relating to the frontal plane.
3. Of or relating to a meteorological front.

fron′tal·ly adv.

fron·tal 2

 (frŭn′tl)
n.
1. A drapery covering the front of an altar.
2. The façade of a building.

[Middle English frontel, from Old French, from Medieval Latin frontāle, from Latin frōns, front-, forehead, front.]
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frontal

(ˈfrʌntəl)
adj
1. of, at, or in the front
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the forehead: frontal artery.
3. (Anatomy) of or relating to the anterior part of a body or organ
4. (Physical Geography) meteorol of, relating to, or resulting from a front or its passage: frontal rainfall.
n
5. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a decorative hanging for the front of an altar
6. (Anatomy) See frontal lobe, frontal bone
7. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for frontlet1
8. (Ecclesiastical Terms) another name for frontlet1
[C14 (in the sense: adornment for forehead, altar cloth): via Old French frontel, from Latin frontālia (pl) ornament worn on forehead, frontellum altar cloth, both from frōns forehead, front]
ˈfrontally adv
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fron•tal

(ˈfrʌn tl)

adj.
1. of, in, or at the front: a frontal view; a frontal attack.
2. Anat. of, pertaining to, or situated near the forehead or the frontal bone.
3. of or pertaining to the division between dissimilar air masses.
n.
4. a movable cover or hanging for the front of an altar.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Old French < Late Latin]
fron′tal•ly, adv.
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fron·tal

(frŭn′tl)
1. Anatomy Relating to the forehead.
2. Meteorology Relating to a front.
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frontal

Toward or of the front of the body or body part; relating to the forehead.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frontal - an adornment worn on the forehead
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
2.frontal - a drapery that covers the front of an altar
curtain, drape, drapery, pall, mantle - hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
3.frontal - the face or front of a buildingfrontal - the face or front of a building  
front - the side that is seen or that goes first
frontispiece - an ornamental facade
Adj.1.frontal - belonging to the front part; "a frontal appendage"
anterior - of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
2.frontal - of or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air; "frontal rainfall"
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
3.frontal - meeting front to front; "a frontal attack"; "a head-on collision"
front - relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch"
4.frontal - of or adjacent to the forehead or frontal bone; "the frontal lobes"
anterior - of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
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frontal

noun
The forward outer surface of a building:
Architecture: frontispiece.
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Translations
جَبْهي، من الأمام، أمامي
frontální
frontal
framhliîar-; sem kemur beint aî framan
frontálny

frontal

[ˈfrʌntl] ADJ (Anat) → frontal; [attack] → de frente, frontal
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frontal

[ˈfrʌntəl] adjfrontal(e)front bench n (British) [government] → les ministres mpl; [opposition] → les membres mpl du cabinet fantôme
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frontal

adj attr
(= direct, head-on) frontal assault or attackFrontalangriff m; frontal challengedirekte Herausforderung; frontal impact or collision (Aut) → Frontalzusammenstoß m
frontal nudity (TV, Film) → frontale Nacktszenen pl; (Phot) → frontale Nacktaufnahmen pl; (full) frontal nude shotsfrontale Nacktaufnahmen pl
(Met) frontal systemFrontsystem nt
n
(Rel) → Altardecke f

frontal

(Anat, Med):
frontal cortex
nHirnrinde f
frontal lobe
nStirnlappen m
frontal lobotomy
nLeukotomie f
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frontal

[frʌntl] adjfrontale
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front

(frant) noun
1. the part of anything (intended to be) nearest the person who sees it; usually the most important part of anything. the front of the house; the front of the picture; (also adjective) the front page.
2. the foremost part of anything in the direction in which it moves. the front of the ship; (also adjective) the front seat of the bus.
3. the part of a city or town that faces the sea. We walked along the (sea) front.
4. (in war) the line of soliers nearest the enemy. They are sending more soldiers to the front.
5. a boundary separating two masses of air of different temperatures. A cold front is approaching from the Atlantic.
6. an outward appearance. He put on a brave front.
7. a name sometimes given to a political movement. the Popular Front for Liberation.
ˈfrontage (-tidʒ) noun
the front part of a building etc.
ˈfrontal adjective
from the front. a frontal attack.
at the front of
(standing etc) in the front part of something. at the front of the house; They stood at the front of the crowd.
in front (of)
(placed, standing, moving etc) outside something on its front or forward-facing side. There is a garden in front (of the house).
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fron·tal

a. frontal, rel. a la frente;
___ bonehueso ___;
___ musclemúsculo ___;
___ sinusessenos ___ -es.
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frontal

adj frontal
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Pure pus drained after insertion of an external ventricular drain in the right frontal abscess. Specimens were collected during surgery and pus from abscesses and tissue samples were sent for culture and histopathology.
Immediate craniotomy and use of appropriate antiBrucella agents would have treated this rare case of SDE, complicated by an intracerebral frontal abscess due to infection by Brucella species and severe SDE complicated by an intracerebral abscess.
Spectroscopic examination was in accordance with frontal abscess. She was diagnosed with pyogenic frontal abscess and ampicillin-sulbactam 4x1.5g was started empirically.