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parietal

 [pah-ri´ĕ-t'l]
1. of or pertaining to the walls of an organ or cavity.
2. pertaining to or located near the parietal bone. See anatomic Table of Bones in the Appendices.

pa·ri·e·tal

(pă-rī'ĕ-tăl),
1. Relating to the wall of any cavity.
2. Synonym(s): somatic (1)
3. Synonym(s): somatic (2)
4. Relating to the parietal bone.

parietal

/pa·ri·e·tal/ (pah-ri´ĕ-t'l)
1. of or pertaining to the walls of a cavity.
2. pertaining to or located near the parietal bone.

parietal

(pə-rī′ĭ-təl)
adj.
1. Relating to or forming the wall of a body part, organ, or cavity.
2. Of or relating to either of the parietal bones.
3. Botany Borne on the inside of the ovary wall. Used of the ovules or placentas in flowering plants.
n.
A parietal part, such as a wall or bone.

parietal

[pərī′ətəl]
Etymology: L, paries, wall
1 pertaining to the outer wall of a cavity or organ.
2 pertaining to the parietal bone of the skull or the parietal lobe of the cerebrum.

parietal

adjective Referring to the wall of an organ or cavity.

pa·ri·e·tal

(pă-rī'ĕ-tăl)
1. Relating to the wall of any cavity.
2. Synonym(s): somatic (1) .
3. Synonym(s): somatic (2) .
4. Relating to the parietal bone.

parietal

Pertaining to the wall or outer surface of a part of the body. From Latin parietem , a wall or partition.

parietal

  1. (of plant organs) joined to a wall, as in parietal ovules attached to the wall of the ovary.
  2. 2 of or relating to the bones of the top of the skull, which have a membranous structure and lie behind the frontal bones.
  3. 3 (of coelomic lining) covering the body wall as distinct from visceral organs (See also OXYNTIC CELL).

parietal

1. of or pertaining to the walls of an organ or cavity.
2. pertaining to or located near the parietal bone.

parietal block
abnormal electrical conduction through the left branch of the bundle of His.
parietal bone
one of two quadrilateral bones forming the sides and roof of the cranium. See Table 10.
parietal cells
cells of the proper gastric mucosa that secrete hydrochloric acid. Called also oxyntic cells.
parietal decidua
see parietal decidua.
parietal hernia
when only the antimesenteric edge of the intestine is incarcerated in the defect of body wall or mesentery.
parietal lobe
the upper central portion of the cerebral hemisphere, between the frontal and occipital lobes, and above the temporal lobe. In the human brain, it is the receptive area for fine sensory stimuli, and the highest integration and coordination of sensory information is carried on in this area. Damage to the parietal lobe can produce defects in vision and aphasia.
parietal peritoneum, parietal pleura
that part of the serous membrane that invests the wall of the cavity, as distinct from the visceral part.
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P; parietal bone, F; frontal bone, T; temporal bone, S; sphenoid bone, e; epipteric bone (as known as pterion ossicle, sutural or Wormian bone).
Significantly negative correlations were found between YBOCS scores and left superior parietal lobe gray matter r(28)= -.
The aim of this study was to identify the clinical, electrophysiological and neuroimaging characteristics of patients with medically refractory symptomatic parietal lobe epilepsy.
The parietal lobe is variable when supplied by branches originating from inferior division, inferior trunk is larger and therefore dominant.
In the present study, the binasal inhalation of AEO shows significant increase of absolute alpha wave in left frontal and right parietal regions and absolute fast alpha wave in right parietal region (Table 3 and Figure 1).
Se pudo observar que ventralmente este pliegue de peritoneo, omento menor, se extiende en sentido craneal desde el cardias, curvatura mayor y parte de la superficie parietal del estomago hasta la superficie visceral del lobulo izquierdo del higado y desde la curvatura menor del estomago hasta la superficie visceral del lobulo derecho del higado (FIG.
This is because blockage of parietal pleural stomata by a diffuse rind of tumor could impede the clearance of short chrysotile fibers and result in their accumulation in any type of tumor with this growth pattern.
At the emerging of renal arteries, parietal thrombosis was eccentric, about 1.
So Shenbing Kuang and his colleagues were able to prove the coexistence of neurons for these two different planning goals in the posterior parietal cortex.
In their study, NYU's Paul Glimcher and Yale's Ifat Levy found that those with larger volume in a particular part of the parietal cortex were willing to take more risks than those with less volume in this part of the brain.
The head appeared atraumatic and normocephalic with a 4 x 5 cm soft, fluctuant area over the parietal region.