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frontal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrontalfront‧al /ˈfrʌntl/ adjective [only before noun] formal  1 FRONTat or relating to the front part of something the frontal armour of the new tanks2 frontal attack/assault3 medical relating to the front part of the head the frontal lobes of the brain full frontal
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frontalA full frontal assault right in the snout.Washington is launching a frontal attack on the enemy.a frontal collisionThe frontal hood of the plasma gun was gilded with safety runes.A tumor had formed in the right frontal lobe of his brain.Small strokes of frontal lobe seldom come to the attention of neurologists.Even in his haste he noted subtle distinctions of taste between cerebellum and cortex, between frontal lobes and limbic system.That seems to activate the cerebral cortex in the parietal lobes more than in the frontal lobes.This is implied by the dyspraxia that sometimes occurs in frontal or parietal lobe disease in the absence of paralysis.frontal lobesGeorge tells the story of a patient named Tom with a large tumor pressing on the inner sides of both frontal lobes.That seems to activate the cerebral cortex in the parietal lobes more than in the frontal lobes.The neurologists talk about an accountant with a large tumor involving the base of his frontal lobes.Both schizophrenia and mood disorders show evidence of decreased activity in frontal lobes and abnormal function of the system for directed attention.Even in his haste he noted subtle distinctions of taste between cerebellum and cortex, between frontal lobes and limbic system.And for a long time, we thought that both frontal lobes had to be damaged before any symptoms occurred.In the other effective operation, some white matter at the base of the frontal lobes is destroyed instead.Or is he up in his frontal lobes, which he uses for speculating and worrying and planning?
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