noun, plural parietes [puh-rahy-i-teez] .
Usually, parietes. Biology. a wall, as of a hollow organ; an investing part.

1720–30; < Neo-Latin, special use of Latin pariēs a wall, partition Unabridged
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paries (ˈpɛərɪˌiːz)
n , pl parietes
the wall of an organ or bodily cavity
[C18: from Latin: wall]

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paries pa·ri·es (pâr'ē-ēz')
n. pl. pa·ri·e·tes (pə-rī'ĭ-tēz')
A wall of a body part, organ, or cavity, as of the chest or abdomen. Often used in the plural.

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In the absence of such agreement, the plaintiff must serve upon all interested paries a designation of all relevant exhibits.
Respondents were not paries in any of these actions and were not charged with the violations involved in these actions.
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