fronto-


a combining form used in compound words referring to the frontal bone or lobe (frontoparietal) or, in meteorological terms, to a frontal zone (frontogenesis).

Nearby words

  1. frontlet,
  2. frontline,
  3. frontlist,
  4. frontman,
  5. fronto,
  6. fronto-occipital,
  7. frontoanterior position,
  8. frontogenesis,
  9. frontolysis,
  10. frontomalar

Origin of fronto-

Latin front- (stem of frōns) forehead, front + -o-

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