parahippocampal gyrus par·a·hip·po·cam·pal gyrus (pār’ə-hĭp’ə-kām’pəl)
A long convolution located on the medial surface of the temporal lobe of the brain and forming the lower part of the gyrus fornicatus. Also called hippocampal gyrus.
parahormone par·a·hor·mone (pār’ə-hôr’mōn’) n. A substance that is produced from ordinary metabolism and acts like a hormone in influencing the activity of a distant organ.
[par-uh-hahy-druh-juh n] /ˌpær əˈhaɪ drə dʒən/ noun, Physics, Chemistry. 1. the form of molecular in which the nuclei of the two atoms contained in the molecule have spins in opposite directions. /ˌpærəˈhaɪdrədʒən/ noun 1. (chem) the form of molecular hydrogen (constituting about 25 per cent of the total at normal temperatures) in which the nuclei […]
[par-uh-ee-buh; Portuguese pah-rah-ee-bah] /ˌpær əˈi bə; Portuguese ˌpɑ rɑˈi bɑ/ noun 1. a state in E Brazil. 21,760 sq. mi. (56,360 sq. km). Capital: João Pessoa. /Portuguese paraˈiba/ noun 1. a state of NE Brazil, on the Atlantic: consists of a coastal strip, with hills and plains inland; irrigated agriculture. Capital: João Pessoa. Pop: 3 […]
[par-uh-in-floo-en-zuh] /ˌpær əˌɪn fluˈɛn zə/ noun, Pathology, Veterinary Pathology. 1. an influenzalike respiratory infection of animals and humans, caused by any of several paramyxoviruses.