Definition of postfrontal in English:


Line breaks: post|front¦al
Pronunciation: /pəʊs(t)ˈfrʌnt(ə)l


  • A bone behind the orbit of the eye in some vertebrates.
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    • 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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