Origin: Fr < Gr anatasis, prolongation < ana-, up + tasis, a stretching < stem of teinein: see tend; so named because of its long crystals
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Origin: , from Greek anatasis, extension (from its long crystals)
Origin: , from anateinein, anata-, to extend
Origin: : ana-, ana-
Origin: + teinein, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots.
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