paries(redirected from paries labyrinthicus, paries mastoideus, etc)
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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.
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]
paries/par·i·es/ (par´e-ēz) pl. pari´etes [L.] a wall, as of an organ or cavity.
n. pl. parietes (pə-rī′ĭ-tēz′)
often parietes A wall of a body part, organ, or cavity.
[per′i·ēz] pl. parietes,
the wall of a hollow organ or cavity in the body.
An investing part enclosing a cavity such as the thorax or abdomen, or covering a cell or any anatomic unit.
pl. parietes [L.] wall of an organ (e.g. hoof) or cavity (e.g. abdomen).
paries labyrinthicus, paries mastoideus, etc
medial wall of the middle ear that separates it from the internal ear.