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Definition of Parietal

Parietal
Parietal Pa*ri"e*tal, n. 1. (Anat.) One of the parietal bones. 2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the special scales, or plates, covering the back of the head in certain reptiles and fishes.

Meaning of Parietal from wikipedia

- The parietal lobe is one of the four major lobes of the cerebral cortex in the brain of mammals. The parietal lobe is positioned above the temporal lobe...
- A parietal eye, also known as a third eye or pineal eye, is a part of the epithalamus present in some animal species. The eye is photoreceptive and is...
- Parietal cells (also known as oxyntic or delomorphous cells) are the epithelial cells that secrete hydrochloric acid (HCl) and intrinsic factor. These...
- Parietal (literally: "pertaining or relating to walls") may refer to: Parietal art, artwork done on cave walls or large blocks of stone Parietal callus...
- The parietal bones (/pəˈraɪ.ɪtəl/) are two bones in the skull which, when joined together at a fibrous joint, form the sides and roof of the cranium. In...
- (the lung parenchyma) and dips into the fissures between the lobes. The parietal pleura is the outer membrane which is attached to the inner surface of...
- external surface of the parietal bone is convex, smooth, and marked near the center by an eminence, the parietal eminence (parietal tuber), which indicates...
- The parietal foramen is an opening for the parietal emissary vein, which drains into the superior sagittal sinus. Occasionally, a small branch of the...
- cl****ified by layer, as superficial fascia, deep fascia, and visceral or parietal fascia, or by its function and anatomical location. Like ligaments, aponeuroses...
- The posterior parietal cortex (the portion of parietal neocortex posterior to the primary somatosensory cortex) plays an important role in planned movements...
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