parietal bone

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parietal bone

[pə′rī·əd·əl ‚bōn]
(anatomy)
The bone that forms the side and roof of the cranium.
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The anthropological studies have highlighted the fact that the frontal bone, followed by the parietal bone and the occipital bone were the most common locations for burr holes (9).
This is remarkable in the frontal and parietal bone since only the lateral edges are present.
The brain case cast is exposed due to the breakage of the parietal bones and the coronal suture line is visible on the brain case cast as well.
The specimen retains the anterior portions of both parietal bones and includes an unattached fragment consisting of frontal and articulated sphenoid (Fenner 1944).
Evaluation of the CT images revealed a depressed fracture of the right region of the splanchnocranium, including frontal, postorbital, and parietal bones as well as intracerebral hemorrhage (Figure 1 & 2).
--Frontal (Fr): the frontal bones are joined medially along their entire length, articulating rostrally with the prefrontal bones, caudally with the parietal bones and caudolaterally with the postorbital bones.
Leading edges of parietal bones, Midline, Placenta and Amniotic Fluid are clearly visible in the image.
Clinical examination revealed that patient is short statured (fig1) and presented with brachycephalic skull, frontal bossing, depressed frontal and parietal bones, hypo plastic maxilla, zygoma & clavicles.
In which part of the human body are the parietal bones?