parietes

paries

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

Origin:
1720–30; < Neo-Latin, special use of Latin pariēs a wall, partition

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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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