prefrontal

[pree-fruhn-tl]

Origin of prefrontal

First recorded in 1850–55; pre- + frontal
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prefrontal

adjective
  1. situated in, involving, or relating to the foremost part of the frontal lobe of the brain
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prefrontal in Medicine

prefrontal

[prē-frŭntl]
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe.
  2. Situated anterior to the frontal bone.
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