em-

1

variant of en-1 before b, p, and sometimes m: embalm.
Compare im-1.

Definition for em- (2 of 2)

em-

2

variant of en-2 before b, m, p, ph: embolism, emphasis.
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British Dictionary definitions for em-

em-


prefix

before b, m, and p, a variant of en- 1, en- 2
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Medicine definitions for em-

em-


pref.

Variant ofen-
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