[par-uh-lim-pik, par-] /ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær-/
an international competition for physically disabled athletes.
a competitor in the Paralympics
[par-uh-lim-pik, par-] /ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær-/ plural noun 1. an international competition for physically disabled athletes. /ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks/ plural noun 1. the Paralympics, a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitors Also known as the Parallel Olympics
- Parainfluenza virus
parainfluenza virus n. Any of five types of viruses of the genus Paramyxovirus that are associated with various respiratory infections, especially in children.
- Parainfluenza 5 virus
parainfluenza 5 virus n. A paramyxovirus that is pathogenic in monkeys but has no known pathogenic effects in humans; it includes the simian viruses.
[puh-ral-uh-sis] /pəˈræl ə sɪs/ noun, plural paralyses [puh-ral-uh-seez] /pəˈræl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Pathology. 2. a state of helpless stoppage, inactivity, or inability to act: The strike caused a paralysis of all shipping. [par-uh-lahyz] /ˈpær əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), paralyzed, paralyzing. 1. to affect with . 2. to bring to a condition of helpless […]