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par·al·lel·ism

(par'ă-lel-izm),
1. The state of being structurally parallel.
2. In psychology, the mind-body doctrine that for every conscious process a corresponding or parallel organic process exists, without asserting a causal interrelation between the two.
[para- + G. allēlōn, of one another, fr. allos, other]

parallelism

see CONVERGENCE.

par·al·lel·ism

(par'ă-lel-izm)
State of being structurally parallel.
[para- + G. allēlōn, of one another, fr. allos, other]

parallelism (par´əleliz´əm),

n the condition of two or more surfaces that, if extended to infinity, could never meet. In removable partial prosthodontics, such a condition is created on vertical tooth surfaces to act as guiding planes.