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postfrontal Syllabification: post·fron·tal
Pronunciation: /ˌpōs(t)ˈfrən(t)l/

Definition of postfrontal in English:


A bone behind the orbit of the eye in some vertebrates.
Example sentences
  • In general, its dorsal partners are the squamosal and either the postfrontal or postorbital.
  • The parietals are only well exposed on the skull roof, as their ventral projections contacting the postfrontal and postorbital are damaged.
  • The postfrontal and jugal form the posterior border of the orbit.
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