parietal lobe


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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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