paranasal sinus par·a·na·sal sinus (pār’ə-nā’zəl)
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.
paranephros par·a·neph·ros (pār’ə-něf’rŏs’) n. pl. par·a·neph·roi (-něf’roi’) See adrenal gland. par’a·neph’ric (-něf’rĭk) adj.
[pahr-ahng] /ˈpɑr ɑŋ/ noun 1. a large, heavy knife used as a tool or a weapon in Malaysia and Indonesia. /ˈpɑːræŋ/ noun 1. a short stout straight-edged knife used by the Dyaks of Borneo