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OTHER WORDS FROM paraphysispa·raph·y·sate [puh-raf-uh-sit], /pəˈræf ə sɪt/, adjective
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Paraphysis, pa-raf′i-sis, n. an erect sterile filament accompanying the sexual organs of some cryptogamous plants:—pl.
The morphological significance of the paraphysis is uncertain.
Paraphysis: the chitinized thickenings or lateral ingrowths, usually situated at the base of the lobes in certain Diaspid genera.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
One branched and one unbranched paraphysis of Buellia parasema.Ohio Biological Survey, Bull. 10, Vol. 11, No. 6|Bruce Fink and Leafy J. Corrington
The Paraphysis is a projection from the roof of the primitive fore-brain near its anterior end.