Medical Definition of Parietal eye

1. A non-image-forming, photoreceptive eye in or near the median line in certain crustacea and lower vertebrates; homologue of pineal gland in higher forms. Synonym: epiphysial eye, parietal eye. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Parietal Eye

parietal angle
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 (current term)
parietal fistula
parietal foramen
parietal gyrus
parietal hernia
parietal layer
parietal layer of leptomeninges
parietal layer of serous pericardium
parietal lobe
parietal lobe epilepsy
parietal lobe of cerebrum
parietal lobes
parietal lymph nodes
parietal margin

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