1. Pertaining to straight lines or planes that do not intersect.

2. <physics> Pertaining to electric circuit components connected in parallel so that the current flow divides, each branch passing through one component and rejoins, applied by extension to any similar parallel circuit, for example the systemic circulation to the various organs.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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