[G. friction, fr. para, beside, + tripsis, rubbing]
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paratripsisAn obsolete term for:
(1) Chafing, irritation;
(2) Slowing or inhibition of catabolism.
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paratripsis(păr″ă-trĭp′sĭs) [″ + tribein, to rub]
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