[ fruhn-toh-puh-rahy-i-tl ]
/ ˌfrʌn toʊ pəˈraɪ ɪ tl /

adjective Anatomy.

of or relating to the frontal and parietal bones of the cranium.
of or relating to the frontal and parietal lobes of a cerebral hemisphere.

Origin of frontoparietal

First recorded in 1870–75; fronto- + parietal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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[ frŭn′tō-pə-rīĭ-təl ]


Relating to or characteristic of both frontal and parietal bones.
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