parietal bone


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either of two skull bones between the frontal and occipital bones and forming the top and sides of the cranium

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During parturition the pressure gradient on the parietal bone and the depression were obviously sufficient to kink and/or occlude one of these small penetrating thalamostriatal arterial tributaries of the left middle cerebral artery that--unlike in the adult--provide vascular supply to the paraventricular white matter beyond the basal ganglia [7].
The cranium was found completely buried with the exception of a small section of the right parietal bone, as noted earlier.
making it a great success that for the first time the parietal bone was worshipped outside the Chinese mainland.
The BPD is measured at the widest diameter of the head-from the leading edge of the parietal bone to the leading edge on the opposite side.
A repeat CT scan revealed a comminuted fracture involving the left parietal bone as well as a fracture involving the right parietal skull.
Asymmetrically distributed on both sides of the fontanel, the lesion also extended back some millimeters over the coronal suture, onto the right parietal bone (the left parietal, almost completely destroyed, could not be examined).
Computed tomography of the scalp was performed (Figure), and osteomyelitis of the fight parietal bone was detected.
In this case, the lesions were located in the parasagittal region of the parietal bone anteriorly.
The digital maneuver entails first placing the tips of the index and middle fingers onto the edge of the part of the anterior parietal bone that overlaps the occipital bone in the area of the posterior fontanelle.
Inclinatio frontale: The inclination of the forehead up to its transition into the parietal bone, in particular the lower forehead up to the height of the tubera frontalia, viewed from the front: concave or vertical (1), nearly vertical (2), slightly inclined (3), slightly receding (4), and strongly receding (5).
In order to assure optimal harvesting and safest surgical procedures, the donor site should be located in the thicker areas of the parietal bone.
5, 6] This indicates that the bone developing from middle and upper pairs of nuclei was part of parietal bone in early mammalian phylogeny and it has now come to join the occipital bone in primates and man.