n. pl. par·a·bi·o·ses (-sēz)
1. The natural or surgical union of anatomical parts of two organisms, usually involving exchange of blood, as in the development of conjoined twins or in certain transplant operations.
2. A temporary suspension of conductivity or excitability in a nerve.
par′a·bi·otic (-ŏtĭk) adj.
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