frontal eminence

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Noun1.frontal eminence - either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbitfrontal eminence - either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
frontal bone, os frontale, forehead - the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, bulge, protrusion, protuberance, swelling, bump, prominence - something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings; "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"
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Slight asymmetry in two sides was present at the frontal eminence, porion, gonion, zygion, and Whitnall's tubercle (outer canthus), where left measurements were slightly greater than were those of the right.
* Parasagittal section at the level of midorbit (Figure 3): right frontal eminence, left frontal eminence, right supraorbital, left supraorbital, right infraorbital, left infraorbital.