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variant of syn- before b, p, m: symbol; symphony; symmetry.
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sym.

abbreviation
symbol.
Chemistry. symmetrical.
symphony.
symptom.
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British Dictionary definitions for sym-

sym-

prefix
before b, p, and m, a variant of syn-
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Medical definitions for sym-

sym-

pref.
Variant ofsyn-
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