parietal bone
noun Date: 15th century either of a pair of bones of the roof of the skull between the frontal bones and the occipital bones

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  • Parietal bone — Bone: Parietal bone Figure 1 : Left parietal bone. Outer surface …   Wikipedia

  • Parietal bone — The main side bone of the skull. Although the parietal bone is curved, it is considered a flat bone, as opposed to a tubular bone. It is shaped like an irregular quadrangle. It articulates (joins) with the other parietal bone in the midline, with …   Medical dictionary

  • parietal bone — Anat. either of a pair of membrane bones forming, by their union at the sagittal suture, part of the sides and top of the skull. See diag. under skull. [1695 1705] * * * ▪ anatomy       cranial bone forming part of the side and top of the head.… …   Universalium

  • parietal bone — noun a bone forming the central side and upper back part of each side of the skull …   English new terms dictionary

  • parietal bone — pari′etal bone n. anat. either of a pair of bones forming, by their union at the sagittal suture, part of the sides and top of the skull • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • parietal bone — noun either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium • Hypernyms: ↑membrane bone • Part Holonyms: ↑cranium, ↑braincase, ↑brainpan • Part Meronyms: ↑entomion, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • parietal bone — noun Either of two bones that together form the sides and top of the skull …   Wiktionary

  • parietal bone — either of a pair of bones forming the top and sides of the cranium. See: skull …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • parietal bone —   Iwi ōpe ape a …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Кость Теменная (Parietal Bone) — парная четырехугольная плоская кость, образующая верхнебоковой отдел свода черепа. См. Череп. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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