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-plasia

Class:

affix | suffix

Etymology:

New Latin, from Greek plasis, molding, from plassein, to mold; see pelə- [entry...
(Source: American Heritage Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

-plasia | -plasy

indicating growth, development, or change (5 of 263 words, 1 usage example)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/-plasia

Merriam-Webster:

-plasia | -plasy

development; formation (2 of 29 words, 2 usage examples)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/-plasia

American Heritage Dictionary:

-plasia | -plasy

Growth; development (2 of 23 words, 1 usage example)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/plasia-suffix

Random House Dictionary:

-plasia | -plasy

a combining form with the meaning "growth, cellular multiplication", of the kind specified by the initial element. (17 of 20 words, 1 usage example)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/-plasia

New World Dictionary:

-plasia | -plasy

change, development (2 of 20 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/plasia-suffix

Wiktionary:

-plasia [medicine] | -plasy [synonym]

Growth or formation (of the specified type) (7 of 9 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-plasia

Encarta Dictionary:

-plasia

growth, formation (2 of 15 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861727549​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

American Heritage Dictionary:

-plasia

Origin: New Latin, from Greek plasis, molding, from plassein, to mold; see pelə- [entry 2] in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/plasia-suffix

Online Etymology:

-plasia

Origin: combining form denoting "formation", Modern Latin, from Greek plasis "molding, formation", from plassein "to mold".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=-plasia

New World Dictionary:

-plasia

Origin: Modern Latin from Greek plasis, a molding from plassein, to mold: see "plastic"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/plasia-suffix

Collins Dictionary:

-plasia | -plasy

Origin: from New Latin, from Greek plasis a moulding, from plassein to mould

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/-plasia

Merriam-Webster:

-plasia | -plasy

Origin: New Latin -plasia, from Greek plasis molding, from plassein

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/-plasia

Wiktionary:

-plasia [medicine]

Origin: New Latin, from Ancient Greek πλάσις (plasis, "molding, formation").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-plasia

Encarta Dictionary:

-plasia

Origin: modern Latin from Greek plassein "to form, mold"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861727549​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

YourDictionary Audio:

-plasia

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "-plasia" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/plasia-suffix

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