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Related to actin-: beta actin, actin filaments


word element [Gr.], ray; radiation.
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, actin- [Gr. aktis, stem aktin-, ray]
1. Prefixes meaning ray or radiation.
2. Prefixes meaning having a radiating structure, e.g., Actinomyces.
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