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-idium


a diminutive suffix, corresponding to -idion, used in zoological, biological, botanical, anatomical, and chemical terms: peridium.

Nearby words

-ide, -ides, -idia, -idine, -idion, -idium, -ie, -iensis, -ier, -iferous, -iformes

Origin of -idium

< Latin < Greek -idion -idion
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