|Bone: Frontal bone|
|Frontal bone highlighted in red|
|Gray's||subject #33 135|
|Articulations||twelve bones: the sphenoid, the ethmoid, the two parietals, the two nasals, the two maxillæ, the two lacrimals, and the two zygomatics|
The frontal bone or os frontis is a bone in the front of the human skull. The biggest part of the frontal bone is under the forehead. The name comes from the Latin word frons (meaning "forehead"). The bone looks like a cockleshell in form. It has three parts.
References[change | edit source]
- Gray's Anatomy (1918). (See infobox)