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1. A parietal structure. (Google Dictionary)

2. (Anatomy) Either of the two parietal bones, on the top and side of the skull. (


1. Relating to or denoting the wall of the body or of a body cavity or hollow structure. (Google Dictionary)

2. Of or relating to the parietal bones. (

3. (Botany) Borne on the inside of the ovary wall. Used of the ovules or placentas in flowering plants. (

Word origin: From Late Latin parietalis “of walls,” from Latin paries (genitive parietis) “wall” (of a building), of unknown origin. In U.S. also “pertaining to the residents and rules of a college or university.”

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