Entertainment / Literature / Ancillary Characters: (Latin ancillahelper or 'maid'): Less important characters who are not the primary protagonist or antagonist, but who highlight these characters or interact with them in such a way as to provide insight into the narrative action. Typical ancillary characters include foils, choric characters, deuteragonists, soubrettes, tritagonists, and stock characters. See character for more information.
Entertainment / Literature / Ghost Characters: This term should not be confused with characters who happen to appear on stage as ghosts. Shakespearean scholars use the word 'ghost characters' to refer to characters listed in the stage directions o MORE
Health / Health Insurance / Ancillary Services: Auxiliary or supplemental services, such as diagnostic services, home health services, physical therapy, and occupational therapy, used to support diagnosis and treatment of a patient's condition. MORE