pars

[ pahrz ]
/ pɑrz /

noun, plural par·tes [pahr-teez] /ˈpɑr tiz/.

(in prescriptions) a part.

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Origin of pars

From Latin

Definition for pars (2 of 2)

par1
[ pahr ]
/ pɑr /

noun

adjective

average or normal.
Finance. at or pertaining to par: the par value of a bond.

verb (used with object), parred, par·ring.

Golf. to equal par on (a hole or course).

Origin of par

1
First recorded in 1615–25, par is from the Latin word pār equal
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British Dictionary definitions for pars

par
/ (pɑː) /

noun

adjective

average or normal
(usually prenominal) commerce of or relating to parpar value

Word Origin for par

C17: from Latin pār equal, on a level; see peer 1
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Medical definitions for pars (1 of 2)

pars
[ pärs ]

n. pl. par•tes (pärtēz)

A part or portion of a structure, especially of an anatomical structure.

Medical definitions for pars (2 of 2)

par
[ pär ]

n. pl. pa•ri•a (rē-ə)

A pair; specifically, a pair of cranial nerves.
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Idioms and Phrases with pars

par

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