A wall of a body part, organ, or cavity. Frequently used in the plural.
The wall surface of every hole within the body.
The triangular center section of each section of the shell of a barnacle.
The triangular middle element of each portion of the layer of a barnacle.
i. In physiology and zoology:
A wall or inclosure; an envelop or financial investment; a body-wall; any component which inclosesor bounds a cavity: generally in plural: as,the thoracic or stomach parietes (that's,the walls for the chest or belly.
In Cirripedia, the free center an element of the shell, as distinguished from lateral wings.
among the perpendicular partitions dividing the cells of a honeycomb or a wasps’ nest.
In botany, the medial side or wall surface of an ovary or capsule.
The central thickened part of a valve associated with acorn-barnacle (Balanus). The anterior overlapping edge of the valve is the ‘radius,’ the posterior underthrust edge the ‘ala.’
(physiology) a layer (a lining or membrane layer) that encloses a structure