LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!
Definition for chron- (2 of 3)
Definition for chron- (3 of 3)
WORDS THAT USE CHRON-
What does chron- mean?
Chron- comes from the Greek chrónos, meaning “time.” The adjective chronic, meaning “constant” or “habitual,” also derives from this root.
Chron- is a variant of chrono-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
Want to know more? Read our Words That Use chrono- article.
Examples of chron-
The physiology term chronaxie, or chronaxy, is “the minimum time that an electric current of twice the threshold strength must flow in order to excite a tissue.”
The chron- parts of the word means “time.” The second part of the word, -axie, ultimately comes from the Greek axía, meaning “worth, value.” Chronaxie, then, literally means “time value.” The word chronaxie comes from French, using an equivalent form of chron-.
What are some words related to the combining form chron-?
What are some other forms that chron- may be commonly confused with?
Break it down!
Given what you know about the meaning of chron-, what, generally speaking, does a chronicle give a written account of?