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词根词缀:a-, an-

【来源及含义】Greek: prefix; no, absence of, without, lack of; not

【相关描述】These prefixes are normally used with elements of Greek origin, a- is used before consonants and an- is used before vowels.

It affects the meanings of hundreds of words.

There are too many words that use these prefix elements to list all of them on this site; however, there are significant examples listed in this and the other units where they exist.

【同源单词】abacterial, abaptism, abarognosis, abasia, abiocoen, abiogenesis

词根词缀:aero-, aer-, aeri-

【来源及含义】Greek: air, mist, wind

【相关词根词缀】 Cross references of word groups that are related, directly or indirectly, to: "air, wind": aello-; aeolo-; anemo-; atmo-; austro-; flat-, flatu-; phys-; pneo-, -pnea; pneumato-; turb-; vent-; zephyro-.

【同源单词】aerate, aerated, aeration, aerator, aerenchyma, aerial

词根词缀:-ic

【来源及含义】Greek: a suffix; pertaining to; of the nature of, like; in chemistry, it denotes a higher valence of the element than is expressed by -ous

【同源单词】abdominocystic, abdominopelvic, abdominoscopy, abdominothoracic, abiogenetic, abiogenic