the middle part of each cerebral hemisphere behind the central sulcus.
the portion of each cerebral hemisphere concerned with the perception and interpretation of sensations of touch, temperature, and taste and with muscular movements
parietal lobe n.
The middle portion of each cerebral hemisphere, separated from the frontal lobe by the central sulcus, from the temporal lobe by the lateral sulcus, and from the occipital lobe only partially by the parieto-occipital sulcus on its medial aspect.
The upper middle lobe of each cerebral hemisphere, located above the temporal lobe. Complex sensory information from the body is processed in the parietal lobe, which also controls the ability to understand language.
- Parietal node
parietal node n. Any of the lymph nodes draining the walls of the abdomen or the pelvis.
- Parietal wall
parietal wall n. The internal body wall that is formed from the somatopleure.
- Parietal thrombus
parietal thrombus n. An arterial thrombus adhering to one side of the wall of the vessel.
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