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word element [L.], without; not.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Symbol for anion.

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Not, without, -less; equivalent to L. in- and E. un-.
[G. not, un-, usually an- before a vowel]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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The classic Greek root for absent, deficient, lack of—e.g., atrophy.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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 absent, deficient, lack of–eg, atrophy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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, an-
Prefixes denoting not, without, -less; equivalent to L. in- and E. un-.
[G. not, un-, usually an- before a vowel]

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Abbreviation for anion.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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Prefix denoting not, without or the absence of a quality or object.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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prefix denoting not, without, away.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005