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mega-

 (M)
word element [Gr.], large; meaning large, enlarged, or of abnormally large size; also used in naming units of measurement (symbol M) to designate an amount one million (106) times the size of the unit to which it is joined.

mega-

(meg'ă),
1. Combining form meaning large, oversize; opposite of micro-.
See also: macro-, megalo-.
2. Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify multiples of one million (106).
[G. megas, big]

mega-

word element [Gr.], large; also used in naming units of measurement (symbol M) to designate an amount one million (106) times the size of the unit to which it is joined.

mega-, megalo-, mego-

1 prefix meaning "great or huge": megacardia, megacoccus, megadyne.
2 a quantity one million times a given unit: megahertz.

mega-

The masculine Greek root for large.

mega-

 Greek, big, abnormally large

mega-

1. Combining form meaning large, oversize; opposite of micro-.
See also: macro-, megalo-
2. Prefix used in the SI and metric systems to signify one million (106).
[G. megas, big]

mega-

1. Prefix denoting one million.
2. Combining form denoting large.

mega-

or

megalo-

prefix denoting large.

mega-

Combining form meaning large, oversize; opposite of micro-.
[G. megas, big]

mega-

word element. [Gr.] large; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount 106 (one million) times the size of the unit to which it is joined, e.g. megacuries (106 curies); abbreviation M.