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word element [L.], reversal or separation.
word element [Gr.], duplication.
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dis-(dis), This Latin prefix denotes separation (disjunction), opposition (discord), or negation (disability). There is currently a tendency to extend its range of meanings to include those of Greek dys- (or to respell the Greek prefix dys- as dis-).
In two, apart; un-, not; very.
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Combining form denoting in two, apart; un-, not; very.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
dis-Prefix denoting not, un-, away, apart, scattered, reverse.
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