Definition of abfrontal in English:

abfrontal

adjective

Zoology
  • Designating the surface of an organ or structure which faces away from the front, or is on the opposite side from the surface designated as frontal; of or relating to such a surface.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From ab- + frontal.

Pronunciation:

abfrontal

/abˈfrʌntl/