Prefixation meaning

(linguistics) The adding of a prefix to a word.
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(anatomy, of a nerve) The state or condition of being prefixed.
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(biology) Initial treatment of tissue with a fixative, as a preliminary to the application of another fixative or to the use of a different treatment.
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Origin of prefixation

  • First attested in 1889; formed as prefix +‎ -ation.
    From Wiktionary
  • First attested in 1921; formed as pre- +‎ fixation.
    From Wiktionary