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Metathesis

Me`tath´e`sis
n.1.(Gram.) Transposition, as of the letters or syllables of a word; as, pistris for pristis; meagre for meager.
2.(Med.) A mere change in place of a morbid substance, without removal from the body.
3.(Chem.) The act, process, or result of exchange, substitution, or replacement of atoms and radicals; thus, by metathesis an acid gives up all or part of its hydrogen, takes on an equivalent amount of a metal or base, and forms a salt.
Noun1.metathesis - a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
2.metathesis - a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)
linguistic process
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Metastatic
metastatic tumor
Metasternal
Metasternum
Metastoma
metasyntactic variable
metasyntax
Metatarsal
metatarsal arch
metatarsal artery
metatarsal vein
Metatarse
Metatarsus
metate
Metatheria
metatherian
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Metathetic
Metathoracic
Metathorax
Metatitanic
Metatungstate
Metatungstic
Metaurus River
Metavanadate
Metavanadic
Metaxylene
Metayage
Metayer
Metazoa
Metazoan
Metazoic
Metazoon
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