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Definition of Macro- (prefix)

Macro- (prefix): Prefix from the Greek "makros" meaning large or long. Examples of terms involving macro- include macrobiotic, macrocephaly, macrocytic, macroglossia, macrophage, macroscopic, and macrosomia. The opposite of macro- is micro-.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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