Medical Definition of Parietal angle

1. An angle formed by the meeting of the prolongation of two lines tangential to the most prominent part of the zygomatic arch and to the parietofrontal suture on each side; when the lines remain parallel the angle is zero; when they diverge it is negative. Synonym: Quatrefages' angle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parietal Angle

paries jugularis cavi tympani
paries labyrinthicus cavi tympani
paries lateralis orbitae
paries mastoideus cavi tympani
paries medialis orbitae
paries membranaceus cavi tympani
paries membranaceus tracheae
paries posterior gastris
paries superior orbitae
paries tegmentalis cavi tympani
paries tympanicus ductus cochlearis
parietal angle (current term)
parietal arteries
parietal bone
parietal border
parietal border of frontal bone
parietal border of sphenoid bone
parietal border of temporal bone
parietal branch
parietal branch of medial occipital artery
parietal branch of middle meningeal artery
parietal branch of superficial temporal artery
parietal eminence
parietal emissary vein
parietal eye

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