os frontale


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Noun1.os frontale - the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbitsos frontale - the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
glabella, mesophyron - a smooth prominence of the frontal bone between and above the eyebrows; the most forward projecting point of the forehead in the midline at the level of the supraorbital ridges
metopion - the craniometric point midway between the frontal eminences of the skull
ophryon - the craniometric point in the midline of the forehead immediately above the orbits
membrane bone - any bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation; e.g. the clavicle and bones of the skull
braincase, brainpan, cranium - the part of the skull that encloses the brain
frontal eminence - either prominence of the frontal bone above each orbit
References in periodicals archive ?
A regiao frontal (os frontale, F: Figura 1A) ocupa cerca da metade do comprimento da caixa craniana, desde a zona flexoria craniofacial (Zusi, 1984) (zona flexoria craniofacial) ate proximo do inicio da fossa temporal, formando quase toda a abobada do teto craniano, apresentando uma depressao frontal mediana (DF: Figura 1A) que se inicia rostralmente e termina em suas extremidades caudais.
The processus zygomaticus of the os frontale is occasionally included in anthropological assessments, but this was not the case in the present evaluation.