either of a pair of membrane bones forming, by their union at the sagittal suture, part of the sides and top of the skull.
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How to use parietal bone in a sentence
You will see that the remains are identified by the description of a small silver plate on the right parietal bone of the skull.The Black Robe | Wilkie Collins
On gathering the three skulls I was at once struck by a circular hole in the right parietal bone of one of them.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2) | Carl Lumholtz
"Merely a scalp wound with a slight depression of the parietal bone," he said reassuringly.The Song of the Wolf | Frank Mayer
First ball glanced along the upper portion of right parietal bone, making wound (flesh) 2-1/2 inches long.Reports of the Committee on the Conduct of the War | United States Senate
This bone extends anteriorly into the parietal bone from the suture of the interparietal and parietal.
British Dictionary definitions for parietal bone
either of the two bones forming part of the roof and sides of the skull
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