Medical Dictionary

parietal bone

noun

Medical Definition of PARIETAL BONE

:  either of a pair of membrane bones of the roof of the skull between the frontal and occipital bones that are large and quadrilateral in outline, meet in the sagittal suture, and form much of the top and sides of the cranium

Illustration of PARIETAL BONE

April 25, 2015
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