Definition of parietal bone in English:

parietal bone

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noun

A bone forming the central side and upper back part of each side of the skull.
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  • The skull has a roughen surface to the parietal bone and the occipital bone.
  • The skull is not a single bone, but is made up of several interlocked plates, such as the two parietal bones at the sides and the central frontal bone.
  • Unanimous skeletal features are few, but include a lack of contact between the squamosal and parietal bones in the skull and the presence of the frontal bone in forming the orbit.

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