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adjective Anatomy.
  1. of or relating to the frontal and parietal bones of the cranium.
  2. of or relating to the frontal and parietal lobes of a cerebral hemisphere.
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Origin of frontoparietal

First recorded in 1870–75; fronto- + parietal
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frontoparietal in Medicine


  1. Relating to or characteristic of both frontal and parietal bones.
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