nona

[ noh-nuh ]
/ ˈnoʊ nə /
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noun Pathology.

Origin of nona

< Latin nōna (hōra) ninth (hour); i.e., late stage in life of patient

Definition for nona (2 of 3)

hepatitis non-A, non-B

[ non-ey non-bee ]
/ ˈnɒnˈeɪ ˈnɒnˈbi /

noun Pathology.

a disease of the liver that is clinically indistinguishable from hepatitis B but is caused by a retrovirus or retroviruslike agent.
Also called non-A, non-B hepatitis.

Definition for nona (3 of 3)

nona-


a combining form meaning “nine, ninth,” used in the formation of compound words: nonagon.
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British Dictionary definitions for nona

nona-

before a vowel non-


combining form

ninenonagon

Word Origin for nona-

from Latin nōnus
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Word Origin and History for nona

nona-


before vowels non-, word-forming element from comb. form of Latin nonus "ninth" (see nones).

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