parabasal body par·a·bas·al body (pār’ə-bā’səl, -zəl)
A structure near the nucleus in certain parasitic flagellates.
[puh-rab-uh-sis] /pəˈræb ə sɪs/ noun, plural parabases [puh-rab-uh-seez] /pəˈræb əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. (in ancient Greek drama) a choral ode addressed to the audience, especially of comedy, and independent of the action of the play: usually following the agon and, in the earliest forms of comedy, serving often to end the play. /pəˈræbəsɪs/ noun (pl) […]
noun a type of semiautomatic pistol or machine-gun; also called Luger, also written parabellum Word Origin Latin ‘for war’ Usage Note proprietary noun See Parabellum n. proprietary name for a type of automatic firearm, 1904 (Mauser & Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken), from Latin phrase si vis pacem, para bellum, from para, imperative of parare “to […]
/ˈpærəˌbɛn/ noun 1. any ester of parahydroxybenzoic acid, some of which are used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals and have been found in breast cancer tumours
[par-uh-bahy-oh-sis, -bee-] /ˌpær ə baɪˈoʊ sɪs, -bi-/ noun, Biology. 1. experimental or natural union of two individuals with exchange of blood. 2. Physiology. the temporary loss of conductivity or excitability of a nerve cell. /ˌpærəbaɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. the natural union of two individuals, such as Siamese twins, so that they share a common circulation of […]