- Prefix denoting a departure from the normal.
- Prefix denoting involvement of two like parts or a pair.
- Prefix denoting adjacent, alongside, near.
- In chemistry, an italicized prefix denoting two substitutions in the benzene ring arranged symmetrically, linked to opposite carbon atoms in the ring. For words beginning with para- or p-, see the specific name.
[G. alongside, near]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.