American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A wall of a body part, organ, or cavity. Often used in the plural.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. i. In anatomy and zoology:
- n. A wall or inclosure; an envelop or investment; a body-wall; any part which inclosesor bounds a cavity: generally in the plural: as,the thoracic or abdominal parietes (that is,the walls of the chest or belly.
- n. In Cirripedia, the free middle part of the shell, as distinguished from the lateral wings.
- n. One of the perpendicular partitions separating the cells of a honeycomb or a wasps’ nest.
- n. In botany, the side or wall of an ovary or capsule.
- n. The central thickened portion of a valve of the acorn-barnacle (Balanus). The anterior overlapping edge of the valve is the ‘radius,’ the posterior underthrust edge the ‘ala.’
- n. The wall of any cavity in the body.
- n. zoology The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.
- n. (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
- From Latin pariēs ("wall of a house or room"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin pariēs, wall. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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