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PARIETAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does parietal mean? 

PARIETAL (adjective)
  The adjective PARIETAL has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium

  Familiarity information: PARIETAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARIETAL (adjective)


Sense 1parietal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

parietal lobe

Domain category:

anatomy; general anatomy (the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals)

Pertainym:

parietal bone (either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium)


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