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Meanings of Parasitizes:

verb

Infest or exploit (an organism or part) as a parasite.

Usage examples:

These small worms parasitize the alimentary tract of animals and birds

Parasitizing

ˈpær.ə.sɪ.taɪz

Meanings of Parasitizing:

verb

Infest or exploit (an organism or part) as a parasite.

Usage examples:

These small worms parasitize the alimentary tract of animals and birds

Parasitoid

ˈparəsɪtɔɪd

Meanings of Parasitoid:

noun

An insect whose larvae live as parasites which eventually kill their hosts, e.g. an ichneumon wasp.

Usage examples:

Such treatment typically kills the host; parasitoids are attracting interest as natural controls on…

Meanings of Parasitoids:

noun

An insect whose larvae live as parasites which eventually kill their hosts, e.g. an ichneumon wasp.

Usage examples:

Such treatment typically kills the host; parasitoids are attracting interest as natural controls on…

Parasitology

ˌparəsɪˈtɒlədʒi

Meanings of Parasitology:

noun

The branch of biology or medicine concerned with the study of parasitic organisms.

Usage examples:

He has published several research articles on immunology, parasitology, and public health.

Parasol

ˈpær.ə.sɒl

Meanings of Parasol:

noun

A light umbrella used to give shade from the sun.

Usage examples:

As for the sun, i had a parasol; it shaded my skin from the light.

Meanings of Parasoled:

adjective

Having a parasol.

Parasols

ˈpær.ə.sɒl

Meanings of Parasols:

noun

A light umbrella used to give shade from the sun.

Usage examples:

As for the sun, i had a parasol; it shaded my skin from the light.

Meanings of Parasphenoid:

noun

An unpaired, median, often dagger-shaped dermal bone on the undersurface of the cranium in many vertebrates.

adjective

Designating this bone; of or relating to this bone.

Meanings of Parasphenoidal:

adjective

Of or relating to the parasphenoid.

Meanings of Parastas:

noun

A pilaster; = anta .

Parasternal

ˌparəˈstəːnəl

Meanings of Parasternal:

adjective

Situated beside the sternum.

Usage examples:

Three days later, the diaphragm and parasternal intercostals contained numerous inflammatory cells …

Meanings of Parastichies:

noun

(in phyllotaxis) an oblique row of leaves arranged in a secondary spiral.

Usage examples:

There was a negative correlation between phyllotaxy and leaf primordium diameter: species with grea…

Parastichy

pəˈrastɪki

Meanings of Parastichy:

noun

(in phyllotaxis) an oblique row of leaves arranged in a secondary spiral.

Usage examples:

There was a negative correlation between phyllotaxy and leaf primordium diameter: species with grea…

Parasympathetic

ˌpær.ə.sɪm.pəˈθet.ɪk

Meanings of Parasympathetic:

adjective

Relating to the part of the autonomic nervous system which balances the action of the sympathetic nerves. it consists of nerves arising from the brain and the lower end of the spinal cord and supplying the internal organs, blood vessels, and glands.

Usage examples:

The reflexes are mediated by the sympathetic or parasympathetic nerves of the autonomic nervous sys…

Meanings of Parasympathomimetic:

adjective

Producing physiological effects similar to those produced by stimulation of the parasympathetic nervous system.

noun

A parasympathomimetic agent.

Meanings of Parasynapsis:

noun

Side-by-side pairing of chromosomes at meiosis.

Meanings of Parasynaptic:

adjective

Situated or occurring near a synapse.

Parasynthesis

parəˈsɪnθɪsɪs

Meanings of Parasynthesis:

noun

A process by which a term is formed by adding a bound morpheme (e.g. -ed ) to a combination of existing words (e.g. black-eyed from black eye(s) + -ed ).

Meanings of Parasyntheton:

noun

A parasynthetic formation.

Meanings of Parasyphilitic:

adjective

Designating manifestations of disease (specifically those of tabes dorsalis and general paresis) believed to be associated with or exacerbated by prior syphilitic infection, but not directly caused by it.

Paratactical

ˌpær.əˈtæk.tɪk

Meanings of Paratactical:

adjective

Relating to or involving parataxis; = "paratactic".

Meanings of Paratartaric:

adjective

"paratartaric acid" now historical = racemic acid .

Meanings of Parataxic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or designating a mode of interpersonal relationship in which projection of memories, feelings, etc., creates distorted perception or expectation of others. compare prototaxic , syntaxic .

Meanings of Paraterminal:

adjective

Designating a strip of white matter adjacent to the lamina terminalis.

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