a distortion in perception, especially of interpersonal relationships, based on a tendency to perceive others in accordance with a pattern determined by previous experiences.
parataxic distortion par·a·tax·ic distortion (pār’ə-tāk’sĭk)
An attitude toward person based on a distorted evaluation, usually due to identifying that person with emotionally significant individuals from the past.
[par-uh-tak-sis] /ˌpær əˈtæk sɪs/ noun, Grammar. 1. the placing together of sentences, clauses, or phrases without a conjunctive word or words, as Hurry up, it is getting late! I came—I saw—I conquered. /ˌpærəˈtæksɪs/ noun 1. the juxtaposition of clauses in a sentence without the use of a conjunction, as for example None of my friends […]
- Paratenic host
paratenic host par·a·ten·ic host (pār’ə-těn’ĭk) n. An intermediate host whose presence may be required for the completion of a parasite’s life cycle but in which no development of the parasite occurs. paratenic host (pār’ə-těn’ĭk) See under host.
paratenesis par·a·te·ne·sis (pār’ə-tə-nē’sĭs) n. The passage of a parasite by one or a series of hosts with no effect on the completion of the life cycle of the parasite.
paratenon par·a·ten·on (pār’ə-těn’ən, -ŏn’) n. The fatty or synovial material between a tendon and its sheath.