Parietal
Parietal Pa*ri"e*tal, n. 1. (Anat.) One of the parietal bones. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the special scales, or plates, covering the back of the head in certain reptiles and fishes. [1913 Webster]


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  • pariétal — pariétal, ale, aux [ parjetal, o ] adj. et n. • 1541; du lat. paries, parietis « paroi » 1 ♦ Anat. Qui a rapport à la paroi d une cavité. Os pariétal : chacun des deux os plats constituant la partie moyenne et supérieure de la voûte du crâne. N.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • parietal — PARIETÁL, Ă, parietali, e, adj., s.f. 1. adj. Care se referă la peretele unei cavităţi a organismului, care aparţine acestui perete. Pleură parietală ♢ Os parietal (şi substantivat, n.) = fiecare dintre oasele pereche, simetrice, care formează… …   Dicționar Român

  • Parietal — may refer to:*Parietal lobe of the brain *Parietal bone of the skull *Parietal scales of a snake lie in the general region of the parietal bone. *Parietal cell in the stomach *Parietal pleura *Parietal pericardium*Parietal eye, third eye of some… …   Wikipedia

  • parietal — m. anat. Hueso par del cráneo situado a ambos lados de la línea media, entre el frontal, delante, y el occipital, detrás. Medical Dictionary. 2011. parietal …   Diccionario médico

  • pariétal — pariétal, ale (pa ri é tal, ta l ) adj. 1°   Terme de botanique. Plantes pariétales, plantes qui croissent sur les murailles.    Insertion pariétale, insertion des étamines, lorsque, le périanthe étant tubulé, les étamines se fixent aux parois du …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Parietal — Pa*ri e*tal, a. [L. parietalis, fr. paries, ietis, a wall: cf. F. pari[ e]tal. Cf. {Parietary}, {Pellitory}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to a wall; hence, pertaining to buildings or the care of them. [1913 Webster] 2. Resident within the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parietal — adj. 2 g. 1. Relativo a parede; próprio de parede. = MURAL, PARIETÁRIO 2. Que se coloca na parede (ex.: carta parietal; mapa parietal). • s. m. 3.  [Anatomia] Cada um dos dois ossos que formam os lados do crânio. 4.  [Botânica] Diz se das plantas …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • parietal — (Del lat. parietālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la pared. 2. m. Anat. hueso parietal …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • parietal — [pə rī′ə təl] adj. [Fr pariétal < LL parietalis < L paries: see PARIES ] ☆ 1. of or having to do with life in a college, esp. with rules (parietals) governing visiting in dormitories by members of the opposite sex 2. Anat. of, pertaining to …   English World dictionary

  • parietal — (adj.) early 15c., pertaining to the walls of a cavity in the body, from L.L. parietalis of walls, from L. paries (gen. parietis) wall, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

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