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parietal lobe

One of 4 well-defined portions (i.e. lobes) of each of the cerebral hemisphere that is located between the occipital and frontal lobes of the brain; receives sensory stimuli, such as pain and touch, from the body’s opposite side; in humans, it is associated with higher intellectual processes such as problem solving, language, concentration, etc.

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Related Words

brain ; cerebral hemisphere ; frontal lobe ; lobe ; occipital lobe