parietal bone

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parietal bone

n.
Either of a pair of large, irregularly quadrilateral bones between the frontal and occipital bones that together form the top and the upper parts of the sides of the skull.

parietal bone

n
(Anatomy) either of the two bones forming part of the roof and sides of the skull

pari′etal bone`


n.
either of a pair of bones forming, by their union at the sagittal suture, part of the sides and top of the skull.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parietal bone - either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the craniumparietal bone - either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium
entomion - the craniometric point at the tip of the angular part of the parietal bone that articulates with the temporal bone
sphenion - the anterior tip of the parietal bone
membrane bone - any bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation; e.g. the clavicle and bones of the skull
braincase, brainpan, cranium - the part of the skull that encloses the brain
Translations

pa·ri·e·tal bone

n. hueso parietal, uno de los dos huesos situados en la parte superior y lateral del cráneo.