[par-uh-kleet] /ˈpær əˌklit/
an advocate or intercessor.
(initial capital letter) the Holy Spirit; the Comforter.
(rare) a mediator or advocate
(Christianity) the Holy Ghost as comforter or advocate
mid-15c., Paraclit, a title of the Holy Spirit, from Old French paraclet (13c.), from Medieval Latin paracletus, from Greek parakletos “advocate, intercessor, legal assistant,” noun use of adjective meaning “called to one’s aid,” from parakalein “to call to one’s aid,” in later use “to comfort, to console,” from para (see para- (1)) + kalein “to call” (see claim (v.)).
[par-uh-kok-sid-ee-oi-doh-mahy-koh-sis] /ˌpær ə kɒkˌsɪd iˌɔɪ doʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a chronic infection caused by the fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, occurring in Mexico and in Central and South America, characterized by mouth and throat ulcers, weight loss, and lesions on the skin, intestines, and genitals. paracoccidioidomycosis par·a·coc·cid·i·oi·do·my·co·sis (pār’ə-kŏk-sĭd’ē-oi’dō-mī-kō’sĭs) n. A chronic mycosis caused by Paracoccidioides […]
paracolitis par·a·co·li·tis (pār’ə-kə-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the peritoneal coat of the colon.
- Paraconsistent probability
logic A notion introduced by Florentin Smarandache: The probability (T, I, F) that an event occurs is calculated from different sources which may be contradictory or may overlap information; here T, I, F are real subsets representing the truth, indeterminacy, and falsity percentages respectively, and n_sup = sup(T)+sup(I)+sup(F) > 100. [“Neutrosophy / Neutrosophic probability, set, […]
paracrine par·a·crine (pār’ə-krĭn) adj. Relating to the release of locally acting substances from endocrine cells.