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pre·fron·tal

 (prē-frŭn′tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe.
2. Situated anterior to the frontal bone.

prefrontal

(priːˈfrʌntəl)
adj
(Anatomy) situated in, involving, or relating to the foremost part of the frontal lobe of the brain

pre•fron•tal

(priˈfrʌn tl)

adj.
Anat. anterior to, situated in, or pertaining to the anterior part of a frontal structure.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prefrontal - anterior to a frontal structure; "a prefrontal bone"; "prefrontal lobes"
anterior - of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
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prefrontal

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