Definition of Frontal bone
Frontal bone: The large bone that makes up the forehead and supplies the upper edge and roof of the orbit (eye socket).
The frontal bone articulates (comes together) with a number of other bones including the parietal, nasal, ethmoid, maxillary, and zygomatic bones.
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