Today's Word of the Day means...
para par·a (pār'ə)
A woman who has given birth to an infant or infants.
para- or par-
Beside; near; alongside: paranucleus.
Incorrect; abnormal: paradipsia.
Similar to; resembling: paratyphoid.
Subsidiary; assistant: paramedical.
Isomeric; polymeric: paraldehyde.
A diatomic molecule in which the nuclei have opposite spin directions: parahydrogen.
Abbr. p- Of or relating to one of three possible isomers of a benzene ring with two attached chemical groups in which the carbon atoms with attached groups are separated by two unsubstituted carbon atoms. Usually in italic: para-bromoiodobenzene.