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Pronunciation: wawl

Definition: 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): pariesTA

[L. vallum]

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