[ păr′ə-nē′ō-plā′zhə ]
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.
Related formspar′a•ne′o•plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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