parataxic

adjective
para·​tax·​ic | \ ˌpar-ə-ˈtak-sik How to pronounce parataxic (audio) \

Medical Definition of parataxic

: relating to or being thinking in which a cause and effect relationship is attributed to events occurring at about the same time but having no logical relationship — compare prototaxic

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“Parataxic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parataxic. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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