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infra-

  1. a prefix meaning “below,” used, with second elements of any origin, in the formation of compound words: infrasonic; infrared.
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Origin of infra-

< Latin, representing infrā, adv. or preposition
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British Dictionary definitions for infra-

infra-

prefix
  1. below; beneath; afterinfrasonic; infralapsarian
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Word Origin for infra-

from Latin infrā
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Word Origin and History for infra-

word-forming element from Latin infra (adv., prep.) "below, underneath, beneath; later than, smaller, inferior to," from PIE *ndher "under" (cf. Sanskrit adnah "below," Old English under "under, among;" see under). Opposed to super-. Its use as a prefix was rare in Latin.

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infra- in Medicine

infra-

pref.
  1. Inferior to, below, or beneath:infrasonic.
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