Definition of Prefrontal

1. Adjective. Anterior to a frontal structure. "Prefrontal lobes"

Similar to: Anterior



Definition of Prefrontal

1. a. Situated in front of the frontal bone, or the frontal region of the skull; ectethmoid, as a certain bone in the nasal capsule of many animals, and certain scales of reptiles and fishes.

Definition of Prefrontal

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to or situated in the anterior part of the frontal lobe ¹

2. Adjective. Of, pertaining to or situated in front of the frontal bone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prefrontal

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Literary usage of Prefrontal

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1. The Functions of the Brain by David Ferrier (1886)
"In numerous other cases in which the prefrontal regions were removed, in addition to extensive lesion of the motor zone proper, there never occurred such ..."

2. Histological Studies on the Localisation of Cerebral Function by Alfred Walter Campbell (1905)
"prefrontal AREA. This area includes cortex on the mesial surface, in front of the limbic area, and, on the lateral surface, in front of the orbital fissure. ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Nervous Diseases for the Medical Student and General by Frank Savary Pearce (1904)
"The prefrontal Region.—This consists of the part of the frontal lobes in the anterior part of the third and ascending frontal convolutions. ..."

4. Critical Perspectives On Racial And Ethnic Differences In Health In Late Life by Norman B. Anderson, Rodolfo A. Bulatao, Barney Cohen (2004)
"The prefrontal cortex is receptive to a broad range of information, ... Instead, under limbic influence, the nature of prefrontal function is converted from ..."

5. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1921)
"... OF OTHER SALAMANDER* The question of whether a fusion of parts has actually occurred in < K<lt ¡nut or whether both prefrontal and ..."

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