Definition of paraclinical in English:

paraclinical

adjective

  • Relating to the branches of medicine, especially the laboratory sciences, that provide a service for patients without direct involvement in care.

    • ‘SSR and RRIV are simple paraclinical electrophysiologic tests that confirm clinical dysautonomia.’
    • ‘Different indicators have been investigated, such as neuropsychological tests, subjective memory complaints, non-cognitive symptoms, and specific paraclinical examinations.’
    • ‘The paraclinical (or laboratory) tests may include neuroimaging, with MRI or CF scanning, evoked potential studies, or CSF (cerebrospinal fluid), analysis.’

Pronunciation:

paraclinical

/parəˈklɪnɪk(ə)l/