Medical Definition of Parietal layer

1. The outer layer of an enveloping sac or bursa, usually lining the walls of the cavity or space occupied by the enveloped structure, the structure itself being covered with the inner or visceral layer of the enveloping sac; an actual or potential space is enclosed by the two layers and intervenes between parietal and visceral layers. The parietal layer is usually the more substantial layer. Synonym: lamina parietalis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parietal Layer

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
parietal fistula
parietal foramen
parietal gyrus
parietal hernia
parietal layer (current term)
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
parietal nodes
parietal notch
parietal pelvic fascia
parietal pericardium
parietal placentation

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