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deca-

 word element [Gr.],
1. ten; also spelled deka-.
2. used in naming units of measurement to indicate a quantity 10 times the unit designated by the root with which it is combined.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

deca- (da),

(dek'ă),
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify multiples of 10. Also spelled deka-.
[G. deka, ten]
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deca-

(da)
Prefix used in the S.I. and metric system to signify 10. Also spelled deka-.
[G. deka, ten]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

deca-

prefix denoting ten.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005