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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «P»:

  1. Parietal bone Parietal bone
    Parietal bone: The main side bone of the skull. Although the parietal bone is curved, it is considered a flat bone, as opposed to a tubular bone. It is shaped like an irregular quadrangle. It articulates (joins) with the other parietal bone in the midline, with the frontal bone in front of it, ...
  2. Parietal lobe Parietal lobe
    Parietal lobe: Part of the brain, specifically the section of the cerebral hemisphere that lies beneath the parietal bone, the main side bone of the skull. The word "parietal" comes from the Latin "parietalis" meaning "belonging to the wall."...
  3. Parietal pericardium Parietal pericardium
    Parietal pericardium: The outer layer of the pericardium which is a conical sac of fibrous tissue that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great blood vessels. The pericardium has outer and inner coats. The outer coat is tough and thickened, loosely cloaks the heart, and is attached to the cen...
  4. PARK1 PARK1
    PARK1: Familial Parkinson disease type 3....
  5. PARK10 PARK10
    PARK10: Familial Parkinson disease type 10....
  6. PARK11 PARK11
    PARK11: Familial Parkinson disease type 11....
  7. PARK2 PARK2
    PARK2: Familial Parkinson disease type 2 ....
  8. PARK3 PARK3
    PARK3: Familial Parkinson disease type 3....
  9. PARK4 PARK4
    PARK4: Familial Parkinson disease type 4....
  10. PARK5 PARK5
    PARK5: Familial Parkinson disease type 5....
  11. PARK6 PARK6
    PARK6: Familial Parkinson disease type 6....
  12. PARK7 PARK7
    PARK7: Familial Parkinson disease type 7....
  13. PARK8 PARK8
    PARK8: Familial Parkinson disease type 8....
  14. PARK9 PARK9
    PARK9: Familial Parkinson disease type 9....
  15. Parkinson disease Parkinson disease
    Parkinson disease: A slowly progressive neurologic disease characterized by a fixed inexpressive face, a tremor at rest, slowing of voluntary movements, a gait with short accelerating steps, peculiar posture and muscle weakness, caused by degeneration of an area of the brain called the basal ganglia...