parietal lobe

noun
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of parietal lobe

: the middle division of each cerebral hemisphere that contains an area concerned with bodily sensations

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1865

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parietal lobe

noun

medical Definition of parietal lobe

: the middle division of each cerebral hemisphere that is situated behind the central sulcus, above the sylvian fissure, and in front of the parieto-occipital sulcus and that contains an area concerned with bodily sensations

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