Definition of Paries

1. Noun. (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure. "Stomach walls"

Exact synonyms: Wall
Specialized synonyms: Abdominal Wall
Category relationships: Anatomy, General Anatomy
Generic synonyms: Stratum

Definition of Paries

1. n. The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.

Definition of Paries

1. Noun. The wall of any cavity in the body. ¹

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Definition of Paries

1. the wall of an organ [n PARIETES]

Medical Definition of Paries

1. Origin: See Parietes. The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paries

pari-mutuel machine
pariah dog
paries (current term)
paries anterior gastris
paries caroticus cavi tympani
paries externus ductus cochlearis
paries inferior orbitae
paries jugularis cavi tympani
paries labyrinthicus cavi tympani
paries lateralis orbitae
paries mastoideus cavi tympani
paries medialis orbitae
paries membranaceus cavi tympani
paries membranaceus tracheae
paries posterior gastris

Literary usage of Paries

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"Its hinder paries belongs entirely to the anterior frontals, and between them is the introduction of the olfactory nerves. ..."

2. Commentaries on the Surgery of the War in Portugal, Spain, France, and the by George James Guthrie (1855)
"Wounds of the abdomen affecting its wall or paries. Illustrative cases. ... Lodgment of a ball in the abdominal paries. Incised wounds of the paries ..."

3. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1869)
"They are then said to be parietal (paries, a wall). ПС. 11. — 1, Сто« section of a one-celled, three-carpelled ovary with parietal ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages by John BRITTON (1838)
"Lat.; from ante, before, and murus, or paries, a wall. The outward wall of a castle or a city ; or the wall which parts a presbytery from a choir. ..."

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