[par-uh-wing] /ˈpær əˌwɪŋ/
[par-ak-see-uh l] /pærˈæk si əl/ adjective, Optics. 1. making a small angle with and lying close to the axis of an optical system: paraxial ray. /pæˈræksɪəl/ adjective 1. (physics) (of a light ray) parallel to the axis of an optical system paraxial par·ax·i·al (pā-rāk’sē-əl) adj. Located alongside of the axis of a body or part.
paraxon par·ax·on (pā-rāk’sŏn’) n. A collateral branch of an axon.
[par-uh-zoh-uh n] /ˌpær əˈzoʊ ən/ Zoology noun 1. any member of a group of invertebrates comprising the phylum Porifera, the sponges. adjective 2. of or relating to a parazoan organism. /ˌpærəˈzəʊən/ noun (pl) -zoa (-ˈzəʊə) 1. any multicellular invertebrate of the group Parazoa, which consists of the sponges (phylum Porifera) Compare metazoan
(1 Chr. 26:18), a place apparently connected with the temple, probably a “suburb” (q.v.), as the word is rendered in 2 Kings 23:11; a space between the temple wall and the wall of the court; an open portico into which the chambers of the official persons opened (1 Chr. 26:18).