PARIETES

PARIES

wall, paries

(noun) (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; “stomach walls”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

parietes

plural of paries

Anagrams

• petaries, teparies

Source: Wiktionary


Pa*ri"e*tes, n. pl. Etym: [L. paries a wall.]

1. (Anat.)

Definition: The walls of a cavity or an organ; as, the abdominal parietes; the parietes of the cranium.

2. (Bot.)

Definition: The sides of an ovary or of a capsule.

PARIES

Pa"ri*es, n.; pl. Parietes. Etym: [See Parietes.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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