parietal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin parietālis, from pariēs (wall).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pəˈraɪ.ə.təl/

Adjective[edit]

parietal (comparative more parietal, superlative most parietal)

  1. 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.
  2. Of or relating to the parietal bones
  3. Of or relating to college living and, especially, its regulation.
    • 1856, B. H. Hall
      At Harvard College, the officers resident within the college walls constitute a permanent standing committee, called the Parietal Committee.
  4. Attached to the main wall of the ovary, and not to the axis; said of a placenta.

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Noun[edit]

parietal (plural parietals)

  1. (anatomy) Either of the two parietal bones, on the top and side of the skull.
  2. Any of the scales of a snake that are located on the head and connected to the frontals towards the posterior.

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin parietālis (relating to walls), from pariēs (wall of a house)

Adjective[edit]

parietal m, f (masculine and feminine plural parietals)

  1. parietal

Noun[edit]

parietal m (plural parietals)

  1. parietal bone

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin parietālis (relating to walls), from pariēs (wall of a house)

Adjective[edit]

parietal m, f (plural parietais)

  1. parietal, pertaining to the parietal region of the head

Noun[edit]

parietal m (plural parietais)

  1. (anatomy) the parietal bone

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin parietālis (relating to walls), from pariēs (wall of a house)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

parietal m, f (plural parietais; uncomparable)

  1. relating to walls of a room
  2. that which is normally hung on walls (such as tapestries or paintings)

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Noun[edit]

parietal m (plural parietais)

  1. (anatomy) parietal bone

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