actin-


actin-

combining form

Definition of ACTIN-

1
:  having a radiate form <actinolite>
2
:  actinic radiation (as X rays) <actinometer>

Variants of ACTIN-

actin- or actini- or actino-

Origin of ACTIN-

New Latin, ray, from Greek aktin-, aktino-, from aktin-, aktis; perhaps akin to Old English ūhte morning twilight, Latin noct-, nox night — more at night

actin-

combining form    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACTIN-

1
: of, utilizing, or caused by actinic radiation (as X-rays) <actinotherapy>
2
: actinomycete <actinophage>

Variants of ACTIN-

actin- or actini- or actino-

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