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Synonyms for paries

(anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure

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(9,10) The article, entitled "On a Method of Post-Mortem Examination of the Thoracic and Abdominal Viscera Through Vagina, Perineum, and Rectum, and Without Incision of the Abdominal Parietes," describes 3 methods, each with a brief case report: (1) a per-vagina autopsy of a 22-year-old woman with extreme anasarca; (2) a per-rectum autopsy of a 20-year-old man with pericarditis, consolidation of both lungs, and a large pleuritic effusion; and (3) a per-perineum autopsy in a 32-year-old man with a right apex pneumonia (nota bene [nb; note well], this approach actually required an external incision hidden by the scrotum).
Opere pretium est ingredi quorundam bibliotecas atque officinas potius causarum et coacervatissimos inspicere librorum cumulos, quos in rota partim libraria, partim ad parietes appensos tabulis tanquam scriniis distenduntur, habentque continuo reclusos preparatosque legentibus.