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noun Anatomy.
the anterior part of each cerebral hemisphere, in front of the central sulcus.
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Origin of frontal lobe

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for frontal lobe

frontal lobe

noun
anatomy the anterior portion of each cerebral hemisphere, situated in front of the central sulcus
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Scientific definitions for frontal lobe

frontal lobe
[ frŭntl ]

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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