interparietal bone


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Related to interparietal bone: parietal bone, Inca Bone

in·ter·pa·ri·e·tal bone

[TA]
the upper part of the squama of the occipital bone, developed in membrane instead of in cartilage as is the rest of the occipital, and occasionally (especially in ancient Peruvian crania) existing as a separate bone, separated from the remainder of the occipital.
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interparietal bone

The squamous portion of the occipital bone.
See also: bone
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in·ter·pa·ri·e·tal bone

(intĕr-pă-rīĕ-tăl bōn) [TA]
The upper part of the squama of the occipital bone.
Synonym(s): incarial bone.
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The incidence of interparietal bone varies among different groups as described by different studies.
Once the basis of development of interparietal bone is clear, various anomalies in its development as described by different investigators can be easily understood.
Clear understanding of ossification of membranous part of occipital bone can easily explain different varieties of interparietal bone. In present study, the interparietal bone was found in 7.96% of total skull.