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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parietālis, from pariēs (wall).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pəˈɹaɪ.ə.təl/

AdjectiveEdit

parietal (comparative more parietal, superlative most parietal)

  1. (anatomy) Of or relating to the wall of a body part, organ or cavity.
    Hydrochloric acid is secreted by the parietal cells of the gastric glands, located on the wall of the fundus of the stomach.
  2. (anatomy) Of or relating to the parietal bones
  3. Of or relating to college living and, especially, its regulation.
    • 1856, B. H. Hall
      At Harvard College, the officers resident within the college walls constitute a permanent standing committee, called the Parietal Committee.
  4. (botany) Attached to the main wall of the ovary, and not to the axis; said of a placenta.

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NounEdit

parietal (plural parietals)

  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.
  3. (archaeology) A flat Roman wall tile with roughened surface, used as a base for plasterwork.
  4. (informal) Dormitory rules governing visits from members of the opposite sex.

CatalanEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin parietālis (relating to walls), from pariēs (wall of a house)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parietal (masculine and feminine plural parietals)

  1. parietal

NounEdit

parietal m (plural parietals)

  1. parietal bone

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parietālis (relating to walls), from pariēs (wall of a house)

AdjectiveEdit

parietal m, f (plural parietais)

  1. parietal, pertaining to the parietal region of the head

NounEdit

parietal m (plural parietais)

  1. (anatomy) the parietal bone

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parietālis (relating to walls), from pariēs (wall of a house)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

parietal m, f (plural parietais, not comparable)

  1. relating to walls of a room
  2. that which is normally hung on walls (such as tapestries or paintings)

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NounEdit

parietal m (plural parietais)

  1. (anatomy) parietal bone

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parietālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paɾjeˈtal/, [paɾjeˈt̪al]

AdjectiveEdit

parietal (plural parietales)

  1. (anatomy) parietal

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

parietal m (plural parietales)

  1. parietal bone

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