interparietal bone

noun

Medical Definition of interparietal bone

: a median triangular bone lying at the junction of the parietal and occipital bones and rarely present in humans but conspicuous in various lower mammals

called also interparietal

— see inca bone

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“Interparietal bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/interparietal%20bone. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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