What does parietal mean?

Definitions for parietalpəˈraɪ ɪ tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parietal(adj)

    of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium

    "parietal lobe"


  1. parietal(Noun)

    Either of the two parietal bones, on the top and side of the skull.

  2. parietal(Adjective)

    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

  3. parietal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the parietal bones

  4. parietal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to college living and, especially, its regulation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parietal(adj)

    of or pertaining to a wall; hence, pertaining to buildings or the care of them

  2. Parietal(adj)

    resident within the walls or buildings of a college

  3. Parietal(adj)

    of pertaining to the parietes

  4. Parietal(adj)

    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

  5. Parietal(adj)

    attached to the main wall of the ovary, and not to the axis; -- said of a placenta

  6. Parietal(noun)

    one of the parietal bones

  7. Parietal(noun)

    one of the special scales, or plates, covering the back of the head in certain reptiles and fishes

  8. Origin: [L. parietalis, fr. paries, -ietis, a wall: cf. F. parital. Cf. Parietary, Pellitory.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parietal

    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. parietalisparies, parietis, a wall.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parietal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parietal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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