paraspadias par·a·spa·di·as (pār’ə-spā’dē-əs) or par·a·spa·di·a (-dē-ə)
A congenital defect of the penis in which the urethra opens to one side of the normal opening.
parastasis par·a·sta·sis (pār’ə-stā’sĭs, pə-rās’tə-sĭs) n.
[par-uh-steyt-l] /ˌpær əˈsteɪt l/ adjective 1. working with the government in an unofficial capacity. noun 2. a parastatal company or group. /ˌpærəˈsteɪtəl/ noun 1. a state-owned organization, esp in Africa adjective 2. of or relating to such an organization
[pi-ras-ti-kee] /pɪˈræs tɪ ki/ noun, plural parastichies. Botany. 1. one of a number of seemingly secondary spirals or oblique ranks winding around the stem or axis to the right and left in a spiral arrangement of leaves, scales, etc., where the internodes are short and the members closely crowded, as in the houseleek and the […]
/ˌpærəˈsuːɪˌsaɪd/ noun 1. the deliberate infliction of injury on oneself or the taking of a drug overdose as an attempt at suicide which may not be intended to be successful 2. a person who commits such an act noun a faked or half-hearted suicide attempt, a suicide attempt in which the person wants attention but […]