Frontal bone

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Bone: Frontal bone
Frontal bone.png
Frontal bone highlighted in red
Latin os frontale
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
MeSH Frontal+Bone

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.[1]

Frontal bone

References[change | edit source]

  1. Gray's Anatomy (1918). (See infobox)