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  • A Latin preposition, sometimes used as a prefix in English words, and signifying on this side.

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  • prefix On this side of, e.g. Cis-Neptunian object.
  • prefix chemistry Forming names of chemical compounds in which two atoms or groups are situated on the same side of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound.

Etymologies

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From the Latin preposition cis ("on this side of").

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