[puh-ral-duh-hahyd] /pəˈræl dəˌhaɪd/
noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a colorless, liquid, cyclic compound, C 6 H 1 2 O 3 , having a disagreeable taste but an agreeable odor, produced by the polymerization of acetaldehyde with sulfuric acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of organic chemicals and in medicine as a sedative and hypnotic.
a colourless liquid substance that is a cyclic trimer of acetaldehyde: used in making dyestuffs and as a hypnotic and anticonvulsant drug. Formula: (C2H4O)3
paraldehyde par·al·de·hyde (pə-rāl’də-hīd’)
A potent hypnotic and sedative suitable for oral, rectal, intravenous, and intramuscular administration. Also called paracetaldehyde.
[par-uh-lee-guh l] /ˌpær əˈli gəl/ noun 1. an attorney’s assistant, not admitted to the practice of law but trained to perform certain tasks. adjective 2. of or relating to a paralegal or paralegals: a paralegal career. /ˌpærəˈliːɡəl/ noun 1. a person trained to undertake legal work but not qualified as a professional solicitor or barrister […]
[par-uh-lahyp-sis] /ˌpær əˈlaɪp sɪs/ noun, plural paraleipses [par-uh-lahyp-seez] /ˌpær əˈlaɪp siz/ (Show IPA) 1. .
[par-uh-lep-sis] /ˌpær əˈlɛp sɪs/ noun, plural paralepses [par-uh-lep-seez] /ˌpær əˈlɛp siz/ (Show IPA) 1. .
[par-uh-lek-see-uh] /ˌpær əˈlɛk si ə/ noun 1. an impairment of reading ability characterized by the transposition of letters or words. /ˌpærəˈlɛksɪə/ noun 1. a disorder of the ability to read in which words and syllables are meaninglessly transposed paralexia par·a·lex·i·a (pār’ə-lěk’sē-ə) n. Misapprehension in the reading of written or printed words and substitution of other […]