Parietal bone


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Os parietale ex situ Os parietale in situ
Os parietale dxt. ex situ & in situ.
Parietal bone connects with surrounding bones via complex-shaped sutura serrata except of the flat-shaped contact surface with temporal bone, so called sutura squamosa.

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External surface of parietal bone Markup for external surface of parietal bone.
External surface of the right pareital bone.
The list of terms: Margo sagittalis – Sagittal border
Margo frontalis – Frontal border
Margo squamosus – Squamous border
Margo occipitalis – Occipital border
Angulus occipitalis – Occipital angle
Angulus frontalis – Frontal angle
Angulus sphenoidalis – Sphenoid angle
Angulus mastoideus – Mastoid angle
Foramen parietale – Parietal foramen
Linea temporalis superior – Superior temporal line
Linea temporalis inferior – Inferior temporal line

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Inner surface of parietal bone Markup for inner surface of parietal bone
Inner surface of the right parietal bone.
The list of terms: Margo sagittalis – Sagittal border
Margo frontalis – Frontal border
Margo squamosus – Squamous border
Margo occipitalis – Occipital border
Angulus occipitalis – Occipital angle
Angulus frontalis – Frontal angle
Angulus sphenoidalis – Sphenoid angle
Angulus mastoideus – Mastoid angle
Foramen parietale – Parietal foramen
Sulcus sinus sagittalis superior – Groove for superior sagittal sinus
Sulcus a. meningeae mediae – Groove for middle meningeal artery
Sulcus sinus sigmoidei – Groove for sigmoid sinus

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Front view of parietal bones Markup for the front view of parietal bones
Anterior aspect of two parietal bones with some distance between them.
The list of terms: Tuber parietale – Parietal tuber
Sulcus sinus sagittalis superior – Groove for superior sagittal sinus
Sulcus sinus sigmoidei – Groove for sigmoid sinus

Right and left parietal bone in situ & ex situ. 360° rotation.