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parietal lobe

n.
The division of each hemisphere of the brain that lies beneath each parietal bone.

parietal lobe

n
(Anatomy) the portion of each cerebral hemisphere concerned with the perception and interpretation of sensations of touch, temperature, and taste and with muscular movements

pari′etal lobe`


n.
the middle part of each cerebral hemisphere behind the central sulcus.
[1900–05]

pa·ri·e·tal lobe

(pə-rī′ĭ-təl)
The middle portion of each cerebral hemisphere, where sensory information from the body is processed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parietal lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
parietal gyrus - any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the parietal lobe of the cerebrum
postcentral gyrus - the convolution of parietal lobe that is bounded in front by the central sulcus
lobe - (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part; "ear lobe"
Translations
temenní lalok
päälaenlohkoparietaalilohko
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In parietal area the mean EF required to pluck the anagen hair was 59.31 gms and telogen hair was 26.92 gms (P-value -0.034).
On exploration, the neurosurgery team found 2 cm x 1.75 cm dural defect in the left high parietal area near to superior sagittal sinus with brain bulge.
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A) Bilateral abnormal nonenhancing, confluent high signal in the periventricular and deep cerebral white matter of the high frontal parietal area and cerebellar hemispheres, thalamus, and pons.
investigated a cortical activity during the cognitive task consisted of binocular viewing of a false image, which is observed when the eyes are refocused out of the random-dot stereogram plane (3D phenomenon) and concluded that during stereo perception of the false image the power of alpha-band activity decreased in the left parietal area and bilaterally in frontal areas of the cortex, while activity in beta-1, beta-2, and delta frequency bands remained unchanged.
Frontal cortical neurons during the attentive states reflect a shorter latency phase of signal than parietal area [11,12].
Grafts from the parietal area provide bone of the appropriate shape for most facial applications, thus making the parietal the bone of choice to harvest bone graft material.
EEG showed better background organization and reduction in epileptiform activity, but persistent slow activity in the right parietal area.{Figure 1}
Also, between hemispheres, electrode activation over the right parietal region was significantly greater than over the left parietal area, t(9) = 6.07, p < .001.
Matching patterns of activity in primate prefrontal area 8a and parietal area 7ip neurons during a spatial working memory task.