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mega-

Pronunciation: meg'a

Definition:

  1. Combining form meaning large, oversize; opposite of micro-.
  2. Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify multiples of one million (106).

[G. megas, big]

See Also: macro-, megalo-

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