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frontal lobe

noun, Anatomy.
the anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the central sulcus.
Origin of frontal lobe
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
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frontal lobe

(anatomy) the anterior portion of each cerebral hemisphere, situated in front of the central sulcus
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frontal lobe in Medicine

frontal lobe n.
The largest portion of each cerebral hemisphere, anterior to the central sulcus.

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frontal lobe in Science
frontal lobe
The largest and forwardmost lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, responsible for the control of skilled motor activity, including speech. Mood and the ability to think are also controlled by the frontal lobe.
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