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A combining form or prefix meaning new, recent, late.

<chemistry> Specifically designates that variety of metameric hydrocarbons which, when the name was applied, had been recently classified, and in which at least one carbon atom is connected directly with four other carbon atoms; contrasted with normal and iso-; as, neopentane; the neoparaffins.

Origin: Gr. neos youthful, new.

(05 Feb 2009)

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