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Parietal Lobe

Descriptions of Parietal Lobe

Parietal Lobe: that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Parietal Lobe

Parietal Lobe: The parietal lobe is one of four paired functional sections or divisions of the cerebrum. The parietal lobe plays an important role in processing and feeling sensations of touch, pressure, temperature, and pain and the visual perception of spatial relationships. It is also involved in the thought process that happens before we speak. The parietal lobe contains the general sensory areas and the taste areas.

Conditions that can afflict the parietal lobe include head trauma, parietal lobe seizures, somatosensory seizures, subdural hematoma, cancer, stroke, hemorrhage, and infection.

Closely Related Organs: Parietal Lobe

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Parietal Lobe

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Sub Parts: Parietal Lobe

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Parietal Lobe

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