-e-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Infix[edit]

-e-

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

Dutch[edit]

Interfix[edit]

-e-

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

Hungarian[edit]

Interfix[edit]

-e-

  1. A linking vowel added between the word stem and the suffix to give easier pronunciation. It does not change the meaning.
    öreg (old) → öregebb (older)

Norwegian[edit]

Interfix[edit]

-e-

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

Derived terms[edit]