aniso-

aniso-

a combining form meaning “unequal,” “uneven,” used in the formation of compound words: anisogamous.
Also, especially before a vowel, anis-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of ánisos; see an-1, iso-

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aniso- or (before a vowel) anis-
 
combining form
not equal: anisogamy
 
[New Latin, from Greek anisos; see an-, iso-]
 
anis- or (before a vowel) anis-
 
combining form
 
[New Latin, from Greek anisos; see an-, iso-]

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aniso- or anis-
pref.
Unequal; dissimilar: anisogamy.

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