parietal foramen

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pa·ri·e·tal fo·ra·men

[TA]
an inconstant foramen in the parietal bone occasionally found bilaterally near the sagittal margin posteriorly; when present it transmits an emissary vein to the superior sagittal sinus.
Synonym(s): foramen parietale [TA]

pa·ri·e·tal for·a·men

(pă-rī'ĕ-tăl fōr-ā'mĕn) [TA]
An inconstant foramen in the parietal bone occasionally found bilaterally near the sagittal margin posteriorly; when present, it transmits an emissary vein to the superior sagittal sinus.

parietal foramen

A hole near the superior (sagittal) edge of the parietal bone of the skull through which a vein and sometimes an artery passes. This foramen is not always present.
See also: foramen