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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.

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]

wall

(wawl) paries; a structure bounding or limiting a space or a definitive mass of material.
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 bony and muscular structures that form the outer framework of the thorax and move during breathing.
nail wall  a fold of skin overlapping the sides and proximal end of a fingernail or toenail.
parietal wall  somatopleure.
splanchnic wall  splanchnopleure.

wall

(wôl)
n.
A part of a structure that encloses a cavity, chamber, or other anatomical unit.

wall

Etymology: L, vallum, palisade
a limiting structure within the body, such as the wall of the abdominal, thoracic, or pelvic cavities or the wall of a cell.

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]

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]

wall,

n the outside layer of material surrounding an object or space; a paries.
wall, cavity,
n one of the enclosing sides of a prepared cavity. It takes the name of the surface of the tooth adjoining the surface involved and toward which it is placed. Parts of a surrounding or peripheral wall are the cavosurface angle, the enamel wall, the dentinoenamel junction, and the dentin wall.
wall, enamel,
n the portion of the wall of a prepared cavity that consists of enamel.
wall, finish of enamel,
n the planing of the enamel in finishing a cavity preparation; includes the treatment of the cavosurface angle.
wall, gingival cavity,
n the peripheral wall that most closely approximates the apical end of the tooth.
wall, incisal,
n the wall of a prepared cavity in an anterior tooth that is closest to or in direct relation to the incisal edge of the tooth.
wall, peripheral cavity,
n See wall, surrounding cavity.
wall, surrounding cavity,
n one of the external, bounding side walls of a cavity; one side forms a part of the cavosurface angle of the preparation. Also called
peripheral cavity wall.

wall

a structure bounding or limiting a space or a definitive mass of material.

abdominal wall
see abdominal wall.
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.
wall chart
see calendar charts, shed sheet.
intestinal wall
composed of serosa, muscular tunic, the submucosa containing intestinal submucosal glands, and the mucosa of lining cells, goblet and enterochromaffin cells.
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