interparietal bone

(redirected from os interparietale)

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.

interparietal bone

The squamous portion of the occipital bone.
See also: bone

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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Se ha determinado una prevalencia del hueso entre el 5 y 23% de los craneos incas asi como de otros grupos etnicos, recibiendo diversos nombres tales como os tranverse cranii, os interparietale, os epactale predominando el eponimo de os incae o hueso incaico.