[par-uh nyah-key, -kee; Spanish pah-rahnyah-ke] /ˌpærˈənyɑ keɪ, -ki; Spanish ˌpɑˈrɑnyɑ kɛ/
a city on Luzon, in the N Philippines, on the S of Manila Bay.
[par-uh-ney-zuh l] /ˌpær əˈneɪ zəl/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. situated near the cavities.
- Paranasal sinus
paranasal sinus par·a·na·sal sinus (pār’ə-nā’zəl) n. Any of the paired cavities, designated frontal, sphenoidal, maxillary, and ethmoidal, located in the bones of the face and lined by a mucous membrane continuous with that of the nasal cavity.
paraneoplasia par·a·ne·o·pla·sia (pār’ə-nē’ō-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə) n. Hormonal, neurological, hematological, and other clinical and biochemical disturbances associated with malignant neoplasms but not directly related to invasion by the primary tumor or its metastases. par’a·ne’o·plas’tic (-plās’tĭk) adj.
- Paraneoplastic syndrome
paraneoplastic syndrome n. A syndrome directly resulting from a malignant neoplasm but not from the presence of tumor cells in the affected parts.