Definition of Parathesis
1. n. The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition.
Medical Definition of Parathesis
1. Origin: NL, from Gr. A putting beside, from to put beside. 1. The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition. 2. A parenthetical notice, usually of matter to be afterward expanded. 3. The matter contained within brackets. 4. A commendatory prayer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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