syn-


a prefix occurring in loanwords from Greek, having the same function as co- (synthesis; synoptic); used, with the meaning “with,” “together,” in the formation of compound words (synsepalous) or “synthetic” in such compounds (syngas).
Also sy-, syl-, sym-, sys-.

Origin of syn-

< Greek, combining form representing sýn with, together with
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British Dictionary definitions for syn-

syn-


prefix

with or togethersynecology
fusionsyngamy

Word Origin for syn-

from Greek sun together, with
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Medicine definitions for syn-

syn-


pref.

Together; with:synclonus.
United:syncephaly.
Same; similar:synteny.
At the same time:synesthesia.
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