Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

paries

[pair-ee-eez]
See more synonyms for paries on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural pa·ri·e·tes [puh-rahy-i-teez] /pəˈraɪ ɪˌtiz/.
  1. Usually parietes. Biology. a wall, as of a hollow organ; an investing part.
Show More

Origin of paries

1720–30; < New Latin, special use of Latin pariēs a wall, partition
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for parietes

Historical Examples


British Dictionary definitions for parietes

paries

noun plural parietes (pəˈraɪɪˌtiːz)
  1. the wall of an organ or bodily cavity
Show More

Word Origin

C18: from Latin: wall
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

parietes in Medicine

paries

(pârē-ēz′)
n. pl. pa•ri•e•tes (pə-rīĭ-tēz′)
  1. A wall of a body part, organ, or cavity, as of the chest or abdomen. Often used in the plural.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.