Origin of parietal
Examples from the Web for parietal
Hence the structure of the radius is essentially the same with that of the parietal portion of the compartment.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
The discharge of such centers means particularly the passage of excitations on to the parietal localization-centers.
It arises from the parietal crest, and is inserted into the internal surface of the concha.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
The effacement, more or less complete, of the parietal or parieto-occipital sutures in a large number of criminals.A Plea for the Criminal|James Leslie Allan Kayll
The squamosal is attached dorsoventrally to the posterior part of the parietal and to the lateral part of the prootic.
British Dictionary definitions for parietal
Word Origin for parietal
Word Origin and History 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).