Parietal eminence

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Parietal eminence
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Skull of a new-born child from the side. (Parietal eminence shown in red.)
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Front view of the skull. (Parietal eminence pointed by arrows.)
Details
Latin tuber parietale, eminentia parietalis
Identifiers
Gray's p.133
Dorlands
/Elsevier
t_21/12827565
TA A02.1.02.010
FMA 57080
Anatomical terms of bone

The external surface of the parietal bone is convex, smooth, and marked near the center by an eminence, the parietal eminence (parietal tuber), which indicates the point where ossification commenced.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.