interparietal


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interparietal

[¦in·tər·pə′rī·əd·əl]
(anatomy)
Between the parietal bones.
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Based on shape of the carapace, relative head size, the color and pattern of parietal scales, and the prominent interparietal scale, we concluded that this individual was the 1st confirmed C.
The upper part of the occipital bone which lies between the two parietal bones is a membranous bone is known as interparietal bone, whereas the lower part (supraoccipital) is a cartilaginous bone.
They estimated age of moles using tooth wear and degree of fusion of the interparietal suture but felt that the amount of maxillary bone ossification over the premolar and molar buccal roots (Leftwich, 1972; Yates and Schmidly, 1977) was best for assessing age.
If the search was for your car keys, the interparietal sulcus would now be interested in gold, silver, and key-type shapes and not interested in green, red, and rounded shapes.
The term interstitial hernia, occasionally used interchangeably with interparietal hernia, refers to a hernia sac found between the various layers of the abdominal wall and is further classified according to the layer it is found between (2).
Conclusions based upon morphology have varied from no significant difference and the recommendation that the two taxa be recognized as a single species (Wilson, 1973) to the recent identification of five cranial (bullar length, mastoid breadth, interorbital breadth, interparietal breadth, and interparietal length) and two external characters (lengths of tail and hind foot) that differed significantly and support recognition of these two taxa as valid species (Brant and Lee, 2006).