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Adjective: parietal  pu'rI-u-tul
  1. (anatomy) of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium
    "parietal lobe"
Noun: parietal  pu'rI-u-tul
  1. Either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium
    - parietal bone

Derived forms: parietals

Type of: membrane bone

Part of: braincase, brainpan, cranium

Encyclopedia: Parietal