prefrontal

[ pree-fruhn-tl ]
/ priˈfrʌn tl /

adjective Anatomy.

anterior to, situated in, or pertaining to the anterior part of a frontal structure.

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Origin of prefrontal

First recorded in 1850–55; pre- + frontal
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British Dictionary definitions for prefrontal

prefrontal
/ (priːˈfrʌntəl) /

adjective

situated in, involving, or relating to the foremost part of the frontal lobe of the brain
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Medical definitions for prefrontal

prefrontal
[ prē-frŭntl ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe.
Situated anterior to the frontal bone.
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