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prefrontal area

prefrontal area in Medicine

prefrontal area n.
See frontal cortex.

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  • The brain (Fig. 70) is seen to be very narrow and low in the prefrontal area, the seat of the higher mental faculties.

    Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn

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