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Actor Patrick Stewart; hair loss in males often accentuates the forehead
Latin frons
System Unknown, none
Artery supraorbital, supratrochlear
Vein supraorbital, frontal
Nerve frontal
MeSH Forehead
Dorlands/Elsevier f_16z/12379682

In human anatomy, the forehead or brow is the bony part of the head above the eyes. Download high resolution version (600x813, 63 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Patrick Stewart OBE (born July 13, 1940) is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated English film, television and stage actor. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... In biology, an organ is a group of tissues which perform some function. ... Section of an artery For other uses, see Artery (disambiguation). ... The supraorbital artery springs from the ophthalmic as that vessel is crossing over to the medial side of the optic nerve. ... The supratrochlear artery (or frontal artery), one of the terminal branches of the ophthalmic, branches off where the ophthalmic travels posterior to the Trochlea, leaves the orbit at its medial angle by piercing the orbital septum with the supratrochlear nerve, and, ascending on the forehead, supplies the integument, muscles, and... In the circulatory system, a vein is a blood vessel that carries blood toward the heart. ... The supraorbital vein begins on the forehead where it communicates with the frontal branch of the superficial temporal vein. ... The frontal vein begins on the forehead in a venous plexus which communicates with the frontal branches of the superficial temporal vein. ... Nerves (yellow) Nerves redirects here. ... The Frontal Nerve is the largest branch of the ophthalmic, and may be regarded, both from its size and direction, as the continuation of the nerve. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo. ... List of bones of the human skeleton Human anatomy is primarily the scientific study of the morphology of the adult human body. ... For other uses of the word head, see head (disambiguation). ... A human eye. ...


Cultural aspects

A popular stereotype is that having a large forehead signifies a high level of intelligence, although this is more of an old wives' tale than anything else. For the 1996 Blur single, see Stereotypes (song). ... Intelligence is the mental capacity to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend ideas and language, and learn. ... An old wives tale is a wisdom much like an urban legend, supposedly passed down by old wives to a younger generation. ...

The forehead is a popular place for decoration and religious symbolism in many cultures. In India, women often decorate their foreheads with bindis. On Ash Wednesday, Roman Catholic priests bless worshippers by marking their foreheads with ashes in the shape of a cross. Indian woman with bindi Collection of modern bindis A bindi (Hindi: meaning dot) is a forehead decoration worn in South Asia[1] and Southeast Asia It may also be called a tilak. ... In the Western Christian calendar, Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...

Most people tend to show their foreheads, while some people tend to hide their foreheads with a fringe. A fringe. ...


Historically, the word has rhymed with "horrid" RP: [ˈfɒɹɪd], GenAm: [ˈfɔɹɪd], but the spelling pronunciation RP: [ˈfɔːhɛd], GenAm: [ˈfɔɹhɛd] has become more common in recent years. Note: This page or section contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... Note: This page or section contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... A spelling pronunciation is a pronunciation that, instead of reflecting the way the word was pronounced by previous generations of speakers, is a rendering in sound of the words spelling. ... Note: This page or section contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... Note: This page or section contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ...


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    Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (from wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The eyebrow is an area of coarse skin hairs above the eye that follows the shape of the brow ridges. ... The artist Frida Kahlo often portrayed herself with an exaggerated unibrow. ... It has been suggested that temporal fenestra be merged into this article or section. ...

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    Browlift (0 words)
    In a forehead lift, the muscles and tissues that cause the furrowing or drooping are removed or altered to smooth the forehead, raise the eyebrows and minimize frown lines.
    Forehead lift is often performed in conjunction with a facelift to provide a smoother overall look to the face.
    Whether your forehead lift is done in an outpatient facility or in the hospital, you should arrange for someone to drive you home after your surgery, and to help you out for a day or two.
    eMedicine - Brow Lift, Mid Forehead : Article Excerpt by: Bhupendra C K Patel, MD, FRCS (654 words)
    The first known documentation of the mid forehead lift was provided by Joseph in 1931.
    This was a variation of the mid forehead incisional approach in that essentially the same technique was performed via a lower incision.
    In 1975, Washio studied cadaver foreheads and concluded that removal of a transverse segment of muscle allowed significant passive elevation of the forehead.
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