Swelling on the forehead can be caused by an injury like a hit tothe head in a fall. There are also medical conditions that cancause forehead swelling like sebaceous cysts or …a complication ofsinusitis called Pott's puffy tumor. (MORE)
fore = "before, in front of;" (adv.) "before, previously," From Ger. vor, Goth. faiura, fyrr "for".
Hence the front part of your head is your fore-head. If four fing…ers fit on your forehead then its called a forehead. Because it's at the front of your head. (MORE)
To knuckle one's forehead refers to an old method of showing respect, somewhat like bowing or saluting. Peasants in medieval times would touch the knuckles of their hand to th…eir foreheads as a show of deference to anyone of a higher social status (ie: lords, ladies, etc.) (MORE)
The forehead thermometer is a disposable strip of plastic with liquid crystals embedded into the strip. To take a person's temperature, one places the strip against the person…'s forehead. The liquid crystals react with the temperature of the skin. After waiting anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes, depending on the brand, the crystals will change color. The thermometers have a number line that shows the temperature based on the color displayed. (MORE)
A forehead lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure intended to improve a person's appearance by correcting the shape of the eyebrows and reducing horizontal wrinkles or furrows i…n the skin of the forehead. (MORE)