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Parietal Bone

Descriptions of Parietal Bone

Parietal Bone: either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Parietal Bone

Parietal Bone: The parietal bone is one of the bones in the skull and a part of the skeletal system. A pair of parietal bones join together to form a large part of the head, specifically a portion of the posterior sides and top of the cranium. The functions of the parietal bones include giving the head a framework and shape and protecting the brain.

Conditions that can afflict the parietal bone include infection, trauma, facial fractures, cancer, and birth defects.

Closely Related Organs: Parietal Bone

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Parietal Bone

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Other Names: Parietal Bone

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Parietal Bone

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