Parietal

Parietal (literally "belonging to walls") may refer to:

  • Parietal art, artwork done on cave walls or large blocks of stone
  • Parietal callus, feature of the shell anatomy of some groups of snails
  • Parietal eye, "third eye" of some animal species
  • Parietal scales of a snake lie in the general region of the parietal bone
  • Parietal wall, part of the margin of the aperture of a snail shell
  • The term may also refer to an extension of bone, popularly known as a neck frill, on the skulls of dinosaurs of the suborder Marginocephalia

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Other articles related to "parietal":

Superior Parietal Lobule
... The superior parietal lobule is bounded in front by the upper part of the postcentral sulcus, but is usually connected with the postcentral gyrus above the end of the ... Below, it is separated from the inferior parietal lobule by the horizontal portion of the intraparietal sulcus ... The superior parietal lobule is involved with spatial orientation, and receives a great deal of visual input as well as sensory input from one's hand ...
Parietal Operculum
... In the human brain, the parietal operculum is an area of the parietal lobe that, with portions of the temporal and frontal lobes, forms the operculum that covers the insula ... The part of the parietal operculum that forms the ceiling of the lateral sulcus functions as the secondary somatosensory cortex ...
Parietal Operculum - Albert Einstein's Brain
... Opinions differ on whether Einstein’s brain possessed parietal opercula ... claim the brain does have parietal opercula while Witelson et al claim it does not ... Einstein's inferior parietal lobe (which is responsible for mathematical thought, visuospatial cognition, and imagery of movement) was 15% larger than average ...
Parietal - Human Anatomy
... Inferior parietal lobule, below the horizontal portion of the intraparietal sulcus, and behind the lower part of the postcentral sulcus Parietal bone of the skull Parietal branch of superficial temporal artery, curves ...
Stanislas Dehaene - Expertise - Numerical Cognition
... in Paris, Dehaene also identified patients with lesions in different regions of the parietal lobe with impaired multiplication, but preserved subtraction (associated with ... linguistically mediated calculations, like multiplication, are mediated by inferior parietal regions, while on-line computations, like subtraction are mediated ... Dehaene began EEG and functional neuroimaging studies of these capacities, showing that parietal and frontal regions were specifically involved in mathematical cognition, including ...