pars tympanica pars tym·pan·i·ca (tĭm-pān’ĭ-kə)
The tympanic portion of the temporal bone, forming the greater part of the wall of the external acoustic meatus.
pars-planitis pars-pla·ni·tis (pärz’plā-nī’tĭs) n. A clinical syndrome characterized by inflammation of the peripheral retina of the eye or of the ciliary disk, exudation into the overlying vitreous base, and edema of the optic disk and adjacent retina.
[pahrt] /pɑrt/ noun 1. a portion or division of a whole that is separate or distinct; piece, fragment, fraction, or section; constituent: the rear part of the house; to glue the two parts together. 2. an essential or integral attribute or quality: a sense of humor is part of a healthy personality. 3. a section […]
[pahrsh-vuh, pahrs-] /ˈpɑrʃ və, ˈpɑrs-/ noun, Jainism. 1. a semilegendary Tirthankara of the 8th century b.c., said to have been born after a series of pious incarnations in each of which he was killed by an antagonist who had originally been his elder brother: the twenty-third Tirthankara.
[pahr-teyk] /pɑrˈteɪk/ verb (used without object), partook, partaken, partaking. 1. to take or have a part or share along with others; participate (usually followed by in): He won’t partake in the victory celebration. 2. to receive, take, or have a share or portion (usually followed by of): to partake of a meal. 3. to have […]