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[pair-ee-eez] /ˈpɛər iˌiz/

noun, plural parietes
[puh-rahy-i-teez] /pəˈraɪ ɪˌtiz/ (Show IPA)
Usually, parietes. Biology. a wall, as of a hollow organ; an investing part.
noun (pl) parietes (pəˈraɪɪˌtiːz)
the wall of an organ or bodily cavity

paries pa·ri·es (pâr’ē-ēz’)
n. pl. pa·ri·e·tes (pə-rī’ĭ-tēz’)
A wall of a body part, organ, or cavity, as of the chest or abdomen. Often used in the plural.


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