Glossary of Medical Terms

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1. A prefix importance from or away from, off. 2. Applied to electrical units in the CGS-electromagnetic system to distinguish them from units in the CGS-electrostatic system (prefix stat-) and those in the metric system or SI system (no prefix). Origin: L. Ab, from, generally abs-before c, q, and t; often a-before m, p, or v
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