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parietal lobe

Syllabification: pa·ri·e·tal lobe

Definition of parietal lobe in English:

noun

Either of the paired lobes of the brain at the top of the head, including areas concerned with the reception and correlation of sensory information.
Example sentences
  • Other areas affected included the parietal lobe, the temporal lobe, and, in one case, the white matter tracts of the cerebellum, midbrain, and pons.
  • The central sulcus of the insula runs in an upwards and backwards direction, almost parallel to the cerebral central sulcus that delimits the frontal lobe from the parietal lobe.
  • Again, similar functional areas have been found in the upper parts of the human occipital lobe and the parietal lobe.

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