cata-

prefix
variants: or cat- or cath-

Definition of cata-

: down cation cathode

History and Etymology for cata-

Greek kata-, kat-, kath-, from kata down, in accordance with, by (also as a perfective prefix); akin to Old Welsh cant with, Hittite katta

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“Cata-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cata-. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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