Epi meaning

epi, epə
(medical jargon) Epinephrine.
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Epi is defined as upon, over, around or besides.

An example of epi used as a prefix is in the word epicenter.

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Echo-planar imaging.
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On; upon.

Epiphyte.

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Around.

Epicarp.

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Close to; near.

Epicalyx.

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Besides.

Epiphenomenon.

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After.

Epilogue.

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Epimer of.

Epitestosterone.

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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.

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Echo-planar imaging.
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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.
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(category theory) Abbreviated form of epimorphism.
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(no longer productive) Above, over, on, in addition to.
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Over; above.

Epicenter.

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Origin of epi

  • < Gr epi, at, on, to, upon, over, besides < IE base *epi > Sans ápi, L ob

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • 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