Parietal

Definition of Parietal

Pa`ri´e`tal
a.1.
1.Of or pertaining to a wall; hence, pertaining to buildings or the care of them.
2.Resident within the walls or buildings of a college.
3.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the parietes.
4.(Bot.) Attached to the main wall of the ovary, and not to the axis; - said of a placenta.
n.1.(Anat.) One of the parietal bones.
2.(Zool.) One of the special scales, or plates, covering the back of the head in certain reptiles and fishes.

Related Words

anatomy, general anatomy, parietal bone
Word:

Browse

Parforn
Pargasite
Pargeboard
Parget
Pargeter
Pargeting
Pargetory
Parhelic
Parhelion
Parhelium
Pari-
Pariah
Pariah dog
Pariah kite
Parial
Parian
Parian chronicle
Paridigitata
Paridigitate
Paries
-Parietal-
Parietary
Parietes
Parietic
Parietine
Parieto-
Parigenin
Parillin
parimutuel
Paring
parings
Paripinnate
Paris
Paris green
Paris white
parish
Parish clerk
Parish court
Parish register
Parishen
Parishional
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy