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  • noun The division of each hemisphere of the brain that lies beneath each parietal bone.

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  • noun anatomy One of the four major divisions of the cerebrum of the brain.

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  • noun that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head

Etymologies

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From Latin paries 'walls of a house'

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