- Usually parietes. Biology. a wall, as of a hollow organ; an investing part.
Origin of paries
1720–30; < New Latin, special use of Latin pariēs a wall, partition
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Examples from the Web for paries
Neither Power has been able to avoid the feeling, mea res agitur, paries cum proximus ardet.The Cradle of Mankind
- the wall of an organ or bodily cavity
C18: from Latin: wall
- A wall of a body part, organ, or cavity, as of the chest or abdomen. Often used in the plural.