Origin of parietal
Examples from the Web for parietal
Historical Examples of parietal
In this instance an occipital lesion was associated with the parietal.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins
Nations where it is in the parietal diameter are called brakhykephalic.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man
Robert Gordon Latham
This was in 1879, long before the discovery of parietal art in France.Men of the Old Stone Age
Henry Fairfield Osborn
Parietal (placent, &c.), attached to the walls (parietes) of the ovary.The Elements of Botany
In this case the ovary is unilocular, and the placentas are parietal.
Word Origin for parietal
early 15c., "pertaining to the walls of a cavity in the body," from Late Latin parietalis "of walls," from Latin paries (genitive parietis) "wall" (of a building), of unknown origin. In U.S. also "pertaining to the residents and rules of a college or university" (1837).