parietal lobe

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parietal lobe

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

(Anatomy) the portion of each cerebral hemisphere concerned with the perception and interpretation of sensations of touch, temperature, and taste and with muscular movements
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pari′etal lobe`

the middle part of each cerebral hemisphere behind the central sulcus.
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pa·ri·e·tal lobe

The middle portion of each cerebral hemisphere, where sensory information from the body is processed.
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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"
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(17) Damage to the parietal lobe may cause schizophrenia-like psychosis with severe paranoid delusions and delusions of reference, auditory hallucinations, (18) and conversion.
The radiological cMRI diagnosis mostly involved changes in the occipital lobe (91%), but also in the parietal lobe (73%), frontal lobe (36%) and temporal lobe (39%) (Fig.
In particular, that change affects two regions of the brain - the parietal lobe and the cerebellum.
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However, right parietal lobe activity of depressed patients with an anxiety disorder increases or offsets relatively less right parietal lobe activity in adolescents and adults [21].
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