parietal

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to a wall or walls.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to residence within walls, as of a college.

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Usage examples "parietal":

  1. Parietal muscles Transverse muscles running round the inner wall of the zooecium. - "Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa", Nelson Annandale.
  2. Parietal muscles are always present. - "Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa", Nelson Annandale.
  3. The layer in contact with the heart is referred to as the visceral layer, the outer layer in contact with surrounding organs is the parietal pericardium. - "Surgical Anatomy", Joseph Maclise.