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ab- Tweet Definition of ab- Like Definition of ab- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. away from: abnormal.
  2. (physics) an electromagnetic unit in the centimeter-gram-second system: abcoulomb.
acro- Tweet Definition of acro- Like Definition of acro- on Facebook
prefix
  1. sharp
  2. tip
  3. extremity
  4. peak
ad- Tweet Definition of ad- Like Definition of ad- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. near, at.
adrenal.
  1. toward, to, tendency, or addition.
adjoin.
aero- Tweet Definition of aero- Like Definition of aero- on Facebook
prefix
  1. denoting a connection to air or aircraft
Afro- Tweet Definition of Afro- Like Definition of Afro- on Facebook
prefix
  1. African
al- Tweet Definition of al- Like Definition of al- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. Variant of ad- used before the letter L.
allo- Tweet Definition of allo- Like Definition of allo- on Facebook
prefix
  1. different
  1. (chemistry) isomeric; especially, of amino acids having two chiral centres, the second diastereoisomer to be discovered or synthesized
ambi- Tweet Definition of ambi- Like Definition of ambi- on Facebook
prefix
  1. both, on both sides
    ambidextrous
    ambivert
ana- Tweet Definition of ana- Like Definition of ana- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. up
  2. on
  3. again
  4. apiece
andro- Tweet Definition of andro- Like Definition of andro- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. human
android
  1. man, male
androgyny
Anglo- Tweet Definition of Anglo- Like Definition of Anglo- on Facebook
prefix
  1. England, English
  2. Anglo-Saxon
ant- Tweet Definition of ant- Like Definition of ant- on Facebook
prefix
  1. A variant form of anti- used before a vowel.
antacid
ante- Tweet Definition of ante- Like Definition of ante- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. Prior to in time.
antebellum
  1. In front of in space.
antechamber
archeo- Tweet Definition of archeo- Like Definition of archeo- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. alternative spelling of archaeo-
arterio- Tweet Definition of arterio- Like Definition of arterio- on Facebook
prefix arterio-
  1. (medicine) Meaning artery
arteriosclerosis
arthro- Tweet Definition of arthro- Like Definition of arthro- on Facebook
prefix arthro-
  1. (biology) Referring to a joint or meaning articulation.

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