aniso-


a combining form meaning “unequal,” “uneven,” used in the formation of compound words: anisogamous.

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Also especially before a vowel, anis-.

Origin of aniso-

<Greek, combining form of ánisos;see an-1, iso-
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British Dictionary definitions for aniso-

aniso-

before a vowel anis-


combining form

not equalanisogamy

Word Origin for aniso-

New Latin, from Greek anisos; see an-, iso-
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Medical definitions for aniso-

aniso-

pref.

Unequal; dissimilar:anisogamy.
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