parietal bone

  1. either of a pair of membrane bones forming, by their union at the sagittal suture, part of the sides and top of the skull.

Origin of parietal bone

First recorded in 1695–1705

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British Dictionary definitions for parietal bone

parietal bone

  1. either of the two bones forming part of the roof and sides of the skull

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