cen-

cen(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], new; empty; or denoting relationship to a common feature.

cen-

prefix meaning "common": cenadelphus, cenesthesia, cenesthopathia.
References in classic literature ?
He knew that when Turk got into Main Street he would become the cen- ter of a whirlwind of cries and comments, that in truth the old man was going far out of his way in order to pass through Main Street and exhibit his skill in wheeling the boards.
Nothing has been left undone to cripple their intellects, darken their minds, debase their moral nature, obliterate all traces of their relation- ship to mankind; and yet how wonderfully they have sustained the mighty load of a most frightful bond- age, under which they have been groaning for cen- turies
Also, NHSA is disclosing that Hill is continuing to reward a formerly suspended Texas accountant who incorrectly gave Hill's Cen- Tex program a "clean bill of health" for the same time period that an HHS review and a separate outside audit documented extensive financial mismanagement and other abuses by Hill.
In her denial of the abuses made public by NHSA, Hill admitted receiving two "performance enhancement incentives, sometimes called bonuses," though she did not refute that the bonuses were in contravention of Cen- Tex policies.
AMEX: DVS) announced today that it is filing for a patent on a proprietary urinary collector cup that attaches to its patented Cen- Slide urinalysis system, the only closed loop urinalysis system commercially available, intended to eliminate any possibility of the transmittal of AIDS and hepatitis B to medical personnel by contact with urine during urinalysis.