EPI Definition

epi, epə
abbreviation
Echo-planar imaging.
American Heritage Medicine
prefix
On; upon.
Epiphyte.
American Heritage
Over; above.
Epicenter.
American Heritage
Around.
Epicarp.
American Heritage
Close to; near.
Epicalyx.
American Heritage
Besides.
Epiphenomenon.
American Heritage
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On, upon, over, on the outside, anterior, beside, besides, among: it becomes ep- before a vowel and, as eph-, it reflects an original combining with a word containing an initial aspirate (represented by English h)
Epiglottis, epidemic, epidermis.
Webster's New World
noun

A syringe or autoinjector filled with epinephrine, most frequently used for the treatment of acute allergic reactions to avoid or treat the onset of anaphylactic shock.

Wiktionary

(medical jargon) Epinephrine.

Wiktionary

(category theory) Abbreviated form of epimorphism.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • Eysenck Personality Inventory

Other Word Forms of EPI

Noun

Singular:
EPI
Plural:
Epis.

Origin of EPI

  • Greek from epi upon epi in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἐπί (epi, “on top of”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortening of epinephrine.

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortening of epimorphism.

    From Wiktionary

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