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"). It bone is made up of three joined parts.
|Articulations||Twelve bones: the sphenoid, the ethmoid, the two parietals, the two nasals, the two maxillæ, the two lacrimals, and the two zygomatics|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
The illustration below shows the browridges which protected the Neanderthal face.
- Gray's Anatomy (1918). (See infobox)