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pari·etal bone

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  1. parietal bonenoun

    either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium


  1. parietal bonenoun

    Either of two bones that together form the sides and top of the skull.

    Etymology: From parietalis, from paries + bone.


  1. Parietal bone

    The parietal bones are bones in the human skull which, when joined together, form the sides and roof of the cranium. Each bone is roughly quadrilateral in form, and has two surfaces, four borders, and four angles. It is named from the Latin pariet-, wall.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parietal bone in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parietal bone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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