from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In herpetology, situated behind the parietal plates of a serpent's head.
- n. A postparietal plate.
- In anatomy, referring to the posterior portion of the parietal lobe of the brain; noting an artery supplying this part.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The skull roofs (left) show the loss of the gill cover (blue), reduction in size of the postparietal bones (green) and gradual reshaping of the skull.