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tera-

 
word element [Gr.] monster; used in naming units of measurement (symbol T) to designate a quantity one trillion (1012) times the unit specified by the root to which it is joined, as teracurie.

tera- (T),

1. Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one trillion.
See also: terato-.
2. Combining form denoting a teras.
See also: terato-.
[G. teras, monster]

tera-

(T)
1. Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one trillion.
2. Denoting a teras.
See also: terato-
[G. teras, monster]