(noun, adjective)


1. of or relating to or associated with the parietal bones in the cranium

- parietal lobe

Sentences with parietal as an adjective:

- Hydrochloric acid is secreted by the parietal cells of the gastric glands, located on the wall of the fundus of the stomach.


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.