AskDefine | Define paries

Dictionary Definition

paries n : (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; "stomach walls" [syn: wall] [also: parietes (pl)]

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English

Etymology

Latin pari˘es

Noun

  1. The wall of any cavity in the body.

Translations

  • Dutch: wand
  • French: paroi

See also

French

Verb

  1. Form of Second-person singular present subjunctive, parier
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