Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

fronto- Also fronti-

The forehead or front part of something.

[Latin frons, front-, front or forehead.]

The most common word here is frontispiece (Latin specere, to look, so unrelated to piece), an illustration facing the title page of a book. Some examples are terms in anatomy or surgery: frontocortical, of the front of the cerebral cortex; frontoparietal, of the frontal bone or lobe. In meteorology, frontogenesis is the formation or development of a weather front, whose opposite is frontolysis (from Greek luein, loosen).

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