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nano-

1. Combining form relating to dwarfism (nanism).
2. Prefix used in the SI and metric systems to signify submultiples of one billionth (10-9).
[G. nanos, dwarf]

nano-

1 prefix meaning "small, or related to smallness or dwarfism": nanocephalia, nanomelia.
2 prefix used in measurement to mean "billionth (10-9)": nanocurie, nanogram, nanometer.

nano-

(n)
1. Prefix meaning dwarfism (nanism).
2. Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one billionth (10-9).
[G. nanos, dwarf]

nano-

Prefix denoting one thousand millionth (one billionth).

nano-

prefix denoting small or smallest.

nano-

word element. [Gr.] dwarf, small size; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount 10−9 (one-thousand-millionth) the size of the unit to which it is joined, e.g. nanogram (ng).