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wall

 [wawl]
a structure bounding or limiting a space or a definitive mass of material; called also paries.
cell wall a rigid structure that lies just outside of and is joined to the plasma membrane of plant cells and most prokaryotic cells, which protects the cell and maintains its shape.
chest wall the structures bordering the thorax that move during breathing, including the rib cage, diaphragm, and abdomen.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

wall

(wawl), [TA]
An investing part enclosing a cavity such as the thorax or abdomen, or covering a cell or any anatomic unit. A wall, as of the thorax, abdomen, or any hollow organ.
Synonym(s): paries [TA]
[L. vallum]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

wall

(wôl)
n.
A part of a structure that encloses a cavity, chamber, or other anatomical unit.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

wall

(wawl) [TA]
An investing part enclosing a cavity such as the thorax or abdomen, or covering a cell or any anatomic unit.
Synonym(s): paries.
[L. vallum]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

wall

(wawl) [TA]
An investing part enclosing a cavity such as the thorax, abdomen or any hollow unit, or that covers a cell or any anatomic unit.
[L. vallum]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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And after several such adventures, he left the walls alone.
Those that went with Hector and Polydamas were the bravest and most in number, and the most determined to break through the wall and fight at the ships.
Its success hinged entirely upon the strength of the vines he had seen surmounting the wall toward the east.
The floor of the chamber was of concrete, the walls of smooth granite, upon which strange figures of men and beasts were carved.
With his free hand, the Persian felt the wall. Raoul saw him bear heavily upon the wall, just as he had pressed against the wall in Christine's dressing-room.
As Turan had passed through the gateway into the city and taken his unhindered way along the avenue, twenty warriors had entered the city and closed the gate behind them, and then one had taken to the wall and followed along its summit in the rear of Turan, and another had followed him along the avenue, while a third had crossed the street and entered one of the buildings upon the opposite side.
Now they are repulsed by a deadly shower of javelins from the wall's top!
Two little hooks were fixed into the floor, near the part of the wall from which the paper had been removed.
Athos jumped and disappeared on the other side of the wall.
"It is a very natural hand," said Rouletabille, "of which the shape has been deformed by its having slipped on the wall. The man dried his hand on the wall.
I followed the wall right round to the point at which it abutted on the tower that immured my love; the height never varied; nor could my hands or eyes discover a single foot-hole, ledge, or other means of mounting to the top.
When he got his head over the top of the wall the Scarecrow said, "Oh, my!"