-mer


Chemistry.

a combining form meaning “member of a particular group”: isomer.

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Compare -mere, -merous.

Origin of -mer

From the Greek word méros part, portion

Definition for -mer (2 of 2)

mer.

abbreviation

meridian.
meridional.
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British Dictionary definitions for -mer (1 of 2)

-mer

suffix forming nouns

chem denoting a substance of a particular classmonomer; polymer

Word Origin for -mer

from Greek meros part

British Dictionary definitions for -mer (2 of 2)

mer.

abbreviation for

meridian
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Medical definitions for -mer (1 of 2)

mer-

pref.

Variant ofmero-

Medical definitions for -mer (2 of 2)

-mer

suff.

Variant of-mere
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