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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

The final vowel of hamster, as the initial vowel would be a homonym of -a- from rat

InfixEdit

-e-

  1. (pharmacology) a monoclonal antibody derived from a hamster source
Related termsEdit
  • -mab is the base suffix common to all monoclonal antibodies. (See that entry for full paradigm.)
ReferencesEdit
  • USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names, U.S. Pharmacopeia, 2000

DanishEdit

InterfixEdit

-e-

  1. An interfix inserted in some compounds.

Derived termsEdit

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DutchEdit

InterfixEdit

-e-

  1. A linking vowel added in compound words to give easier pronunciation. It does not change the meaning.
    willekeur
    Koninginnedag

Derived termsEdit


HungarianEdit

InterfixEdit

-e-

  1. A suffix-initial vowel (or linking vowel) inserted interconsonantally between the word stem and the suffix, to ease pronunciation, without contributing to the meaning.
    öreg (old)öregebb (older)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

InterfixEdit

-e-

  1. A morph interjected between word roots to give pronunciation a better sense of flow, but which gives no change in meaning.

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

InterfixEdit

-e-

  1. A morph interjected between word roots to give pronunciation a better sense of flow, but which gives no change in meaning.

Derived termsEdit