Frontal lobe

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Frontal lobe
Abbreviations: FL

Frontal cortex

Category: Frontal lobe

Cerebral cortex


Left frontal lobe
Right frontal lobe
Inferior frontal gyrus
Middle frontal gyrus
Superior frontal gyrus
Precentral gyrus

Databases: BAMSdefinition BAMSBrain part BrainInfo BrainInfo Brede Database Foundational Model of Anatomy IBVD MeSH NeuroLex Wikipedia
Neuroscience: BAMS brainSCANr FMA NeuroLex NIF SumsDB foci PubBrain
General: MeSH Wikidata
Papers: DOAJ Open J-Gate PubMed articles for MeSH term

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The frontal lobe is one of the four outer lobes of the human brain. It may be divided in several ways.

The superior and middle frontal gyrus is separated by the superior frontal sulcus.

The very frontal part of the frontal lobe is called the frontal pole.

Some of the functional areas of the frontal lobe are:

  1. Motor cortex
  2. Broca's area

[edit] AAL

The AAL atlas parcellates the frontal lobe into several brain regions:

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[edit] Reference

  1. Lothar Jennes, Harold H. Traurig, P. Michael Conn (1995). Atlas of the human brain. J. B. Lippincott Company.
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