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salpingo- Tweet Definition of salpingo- Like Definition of salpingo- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. (medicine) Pertaining to the Fallopian tubes.
     
self- Tweet Definition of self- Like Definition of self- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. of, by, in or with oneself or itself
  2. automatic
     
sesqui- Tweet Definition of sesqui- Like Definition of sesqui- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. One and a half
  2. In a ratio of 3 to 2
     
sex- Tweet Definition of sex- Like Definition of sex- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. Form of sexa- used before a vowel.
     
Sino- Tweet Definition of Sino- Like Definition of Sino- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. Of or connected with China; Chinese.
In the 1970s, Sino-Soviet rivalry also spread to Africa and the Middle East.
     
step- Tweet Definition of step- Like Definition of step- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. A prefix used before father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter, child, and so forth, to indicate that the person being identified is not a blood relative but is related through the marriage of a parent. See stepfather, stepmother, stepbrother, stepsister, stepson, stepdaughter, and stepchild.
     
stereo- Tweet Definition of stereo- Like Definition of stereo- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. Something having three-dimensional characteristics
     
sub- Tweet Definition of sub- Like Definition of sub- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. under, beneath (examples: subterranean, submarine)
  2. subsidiary, secondary (example: subplot)
  3. almost, nearly (example: subhuman)
     
sulf- Tweet Definition of sulf- Like Definition of sulf- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. (chemistry) A form of sulfo- used before a vowel.
     
sulph- Tweet Definition of sulph- Like Definition of sulph- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. (chemistry) UK spelling of sulf-.
     
super- Tweet Definition of super- Like Definition of super- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. above, over, or upon
  2. superior in size, quality, number, degree, status, title, or position
  3. inclusive
     
supra- Tweet Definition of supra- Like Definition of supra- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. above, over, on top
  2. greater than, transcending
     
syl- Tweet Definition of syl- Like Definition of syl- on Facebook
prefix 
  1. with, together, co-, com-.
     
sym- Tweet Definition of sym- Like Definition of sym- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. variant of syn-, used before labials
     
syn- Tweet Definition of syn- Like Definition of syn- on Facebook
prefix (infl, en, prefix, cat=prefixes)
  1. identical
synonym
  1. with, together
synchronised swimming
  1. concomitant
synesthesia
     

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