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  • adj. Within the wall of part of the body, especially within the parietal region of the brain

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated or occurring within an inclosure; shut off from public sight; private; secluded; retired.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated or happening within walls or within an inclosure; shut out from public view; hence, private: as, intraparietal executions.
  • In anatomy, situated in the parietal lobe of the brain: as, the intraparietal fissure of the cerebrum. See fissure.


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  • In this condition, both adults and four-year olds showed activation in an area called the intraparietal sulcus, part of the parietal lobe.

    Mind Hacks: April 2006 Archives

  • When smokers viewed the smoking scenes, there was greater activity in part of the brain called the intraparietal sulcus and other structures that play a role in perceiving and coordinating physical movements.

    The Guardian World News

  • In this area, called the intraparietal sulcus, clusters of neurons are sensitive to the sight of specific quantities, research suggests.

    Local News from Spartanburg Herald Journal

  • Scientists had 10 volunteers watch either numerals or dots on a screen while a part of their brain known as the intraparietal cortex was scanned – it’s a region of the parietal lobe especially linked with numbers.

    I’m thinking of a number (of dots) | clusterflock

  • As in, "The transverse occipital sulcus intersects the intraparietal sulcus near the level of the parieto-occipital fissure" and "The Sahara is in Afghanistan, I think." ...

    Boing Boing

  • These point to a circuit involving the primary motor cortex, the premotor cortex and the anterior intraparietal sulcus.

    Mind Hacks: August 2005 Archives

  • From about the middle of the postcentral sulcus, or from the upper end of its inferior ramus, the horizontal portion of the intraparietal sulcus is carried backward and slightly upward on the parietal lobe, and is prolonged, under the name of the occipital ramus, on to the occipital lobe, where it divides into two parts, which form nearly a right angle with the main stem and constitute the transverse occipital sulcus.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • The inferior parietal lobule (lobulus parietalis inferior; subparietal district or lobule) lies below the horizontal portion of the intraparietal sulcus, and behind the lower part of the postcentral sulcus.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • The part of the parietal lobe above the horizontal portion of the intraparietal sulcus is named the superior parietal lobule; the part below, the inferior parietal lobule.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • The lateral surface of the parietal lobe (Fig. 726) is cleft by a well-marked furrow, the intraparietal sulcus of Turner, which consists of an oblique and a horizontal portion.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon


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