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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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After studying 206 people carrying the gene called FTO scientists found that the gene holder's frontal lobe cells are less by 8% and Parietal lobe cells are less by 12% than those who doesn't.
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In each case, the researchers found that these experiences were related to a decreased activity in the right parietal lobe of the brain and, more important, that the experiences were independent of cultural background or religious practice.