of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium
Either of the two parietal bones, on the top and side of the skull.
Of or relating to the wall of a body part, organ or cavity.
Hydrochloric acid is secreted by the parietal cells of the gastric glands, located on the wall of the fundus of the stomach
Of or relating to the parietal bones
Of or relating to college living and, especially, its regulation.
of or pertaining to a wall; hence, pertaining to buildings or the care of them
resident within the walls or buildings of a college
of pertaining to the parietes
of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the parietal bones, which form the upper and middle part of the cranium, between the frontals and occipitals
attached to the main wall of the ovary, and not to the axis; -- said of a placenta
one of the parietal bones
one of the special scales, or plates, covering the back of the head in certain reptiles and fishes
Origin: [L. parietalis, fr. paries, -ietis, a wall: cf. F. parital. Cf. Parietary, Pellitory.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pa-rī′et-al, adj. pertaining to a wall or walls: (anat.) forming the sides: (bot.) growing from the inner lining of an organ, and not from the axis, as seeds in the ovary.—n. one of the bones of the skull. [L. parietalis—paries, parietis, a wall.]
The numerical value of parietal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of parietal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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