para-, par-

(Greek: by the side of, beside, past, beyond; contrary, wrong, irregular, abnormal)

abdominal paracentesis
1. The surgical puncture of the abdominal cavity for the removal of fluid for diagnosis or treatment.
2. A puncture of the wall of a fluid-filled cavity with a hollow needle to draw off the contents for medical diagnosis.
acroparalysis
Paralysis of the extremities (includes hands and feet).
acroparesthesia (s) (noun), acroparesthesias (pl)
1. Disease marked by attacks of tingling in the outer parts of the body: "The doctor, who specialized in tropical diseases, was puzzled by the acroparesthesia Norbert had because the symptoms did not match the symptoms of any known diseases."
2. Numbness, tingling, and/or other abnormal sensations of the extremities; for example, the fingers, hands, forearms, and toes; usually due to a carpal tunnel syndrome but also from other causes; seen frequently in organic disorders, especially peripheral nerve lesions: "There are times when acroparessthesia refers only to those unpleasant sensations that occur without any known demonstrable organic basis."

Ad utrumque paratus.
Ready for either [eventuality].

A mature person is ready to cope with any eventuality, including the final one; in other words: "Prepared for the worst." Compare with semper paratus.

adelphoparasite
An organism parasite on a closely related host organism.
alloparasite
An organism parasitic on an unrelated host organism.
angioparalysis
This now known as vasoparalysis, the paralysis or lack of constricting ability in blood vessels.
antiparasitic
1. Destructive to parasites.
2. An agent that is destructive to parasites.
aparalytic (adjective), more aparalytic, most aparalytic
Descriptive of a physical condition that is without paralysis or that which does not cause paralysis: "After such a severe automobile accident, the fact that the driver survived in an aparalytic condition was considered to be a miracle."
cleptoparasite, kleptoparasite
1. A hidden or unrecognized parasite.
2. An animal that obtains its food mainly by scavenging the food supplies of another species, especially one with which it habitually lives in close proximity.
cleptoparasitism, kleptoparasitism
1. A form of parasitism found in some social organisms in which a member of one species steals the prey or food stores of another species to feed its own progeny.
2. A relationship between two parasitic species; such as, with some parasitoid wasps, whereby the female of one species regularly usurps the prey of the other species for purposes of rearing her own offspring.
ectoparasite
1. A parasite, such as a flea, that lives on the exterior of another organism.
2. A parasite that lives on the surface or exterior of the host organism; such as, an ectophyte or an ectozoon.
endoparasite, endoparasites
1. Any parasite which lives in the internal organs of an animal, as the tapeworms, Trichina, etc.; opposed to ectoparasite.
2. Any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms).
entoparasite, entoparasites
Any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms)
entoparasitic, endoparasitic
A parasite, such as a tapeworm, that lives within another organism.