parietal


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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

(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

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).
References in periodicals archive ?
For each sub-space was measured the total surface of the peritoneum that limits it with discrimination of their visceral (that cover hollow and solid viscera and laminar structures--omentum, mesos and ligaments-) and parietal (that cover muscles of the anterolateral abdominal walls, the diaphragm, retroperitoneal structures and pelvic walls) portions.
Among the various regions of scalp frontal region required greater force to epilate the hairs (Both anagen and telogen) followed by vertex, parietal and occipital regions and this is not statistically significant.
"We observed in the spiritual condition, as compared with the neutral-relaxing condition, reduced activity in the left inferior parietal lobule (IPL), a result that suggests the IPL may contribute importantly to perceptual processing and self-other representations during spiritual experiences," said the researchers.
[4], in 2001, reported only 8 cases of late digestive fistulas on parietal prosthesis in 12 years, including only one case after an inguinal hernia repair.
The lack of activation in parietal elements of the executive network during this phase may be related to the role of the parietal cortex in disengagement of attention rather than in focusing attention [7].
N1 amplitude in the temporal lobe was significantly smaller than that in the parietal lobe (post hoc, p < 0.01) and that in the occipital lobe (post hoc, p <0.01).
* Fracture E is a linear fracture on endo- and ectocranial surfaces of the right parietal bone that terminates ectocranially at the sagittal suture (Figures 2-4).
Metastatic cranial lesion especially to the parietal bone from prostate cancer is rare.
More precisely, it is hypothesized that PD-patients with a visuospatial deficit manifest an EEG slowing which should be particularly pronounced in the parietal and the occipital lobe, compared to frontal, central, and temporal areas.
OCD patients showed, when compared with NCC, a significant decrease in gray matter volume of the left superior parietal lobe t(28)= 3.96, p<.0001 contrasting with a significant increase of gray matter in the right middle frontal gyrus t (28)= 4.14, p<.0001.
Introduction: The aims of the present study were to investigate the relationship between levels of plasma copper (Cu) and ceruloplasmin (Cp) and amplitudes and latencies of P1, N2, and P3 in the parietal and frontal areas of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as to compare these Cu levels and event-related potentials (ERPs) indices in controls.
Contract awarded for Mon 10 September, 2016 Mon Cheonan parietal school meals goods (industrial type) guided Quote purchase of a small number of advertisements