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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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parietal

adjective Referring to the wall of an organ or cavity.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

parietal

Pertaining to the wall or outer surface of a part of the body. >From Latin parietem , a wall or partition.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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).
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005