paravaginitis par·a·vag·i·ni·tis (pār’ə-vāj’ə-nī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the connective tissue alongside the vagina.
[par-uh-veyl, par-uh-veyl] /ˌpær əˈveɪl, ˈpær əˌveɪl/ adjective, Old English Law. 1. being below or inferior to all others; specifically, being a tenant of one who holds land of another who is also a tenant: a tenant paravail.
[par-uh-veyn] /ˈpær əˌveɪn/ noun 1. an underwater defensive device against mines, consisting of a pair of torpedo-shaped towed at the bow of a ship, usually a minesweeper, by cables that can cut the cable of a moored mine, causing the mine to rise to the surface, where it can be destroyed or removed from the […]
[par-uh-vent] /ˈpær əˌvɛnt/ noun 1. a screen against a draft or the wind.
- Paraventricular nucleus
paraventricular nucleus par·a·ven·tric·u·lar nucleus (pār’ə-věn-trĭk’yə-lər) n. A triangular group of large neurons in the periventricular zone of the front half of the hypothalamus, functionally associated with the rear lobe of the pituitary gland.