parasinoidal sinus n.
Any of the lateral expansions of the superior sagittal sinus of the dura mater.
[par-uh-sahyt] /ˈpær əˌsaɪt/ noun 1. an organism that lives on or in an organism of another species, known as the host, from the body of which it obtains nutriment. 2. a person who receives support, advantage, or the like, from another or others without giving any useful or proper return, as one who lives on […]
noun, Aeronautics. 1. the component of drag caused by skin friction and the shape of the surfaces not contributing to lift. noun 1. the part of the drag on an aircraft that is contributed by nonlifting surfaces, such as fuselage, nacelles, etc Also called parasite resistance
parasitemia par·a·si·te·mi·a (pār’ə-sī-tē’mē-ə) n. The presence of parasites in the blood.
[par-uh-sit-ik] /ˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of . 2. (of diseases) due to . 3. Phonetics. (def 2). adj. 1620s, from Latin parasiticus, from Greek parasitikos “of or pertaining to a parasite; the trade of a parasite,” from parasitos (see parasite). Biological sense is from 1731. Related: Parasitical, 1570s in […]