a combining form representing metal, in compound words:
combining form
denoting metal: metallography, metalloid, metallurgy

metallo- or metall-
Metal: metalloenzyme.


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    [met-l-ahyz] /ˈmɛt lˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), metallized, metallizing. 1. . [met-l-ahyz] /ˈmɛt lˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), metalized, metalizing. 1. to make metallic; give the characteristics of to. 2. to cover or coat (a or nonmetal object or structure) with . /ˈmɛtəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make metallic or to coat or treat with […]

  • Metallocene

    [muh-tal-uh-seen] /məˈtæl əˌsin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an organometallic coordination compound consisting of a metal bonded to one or two rings of cyclopentadiene. /mɪˈtæləʊˌsiːn/ noun 1. (chem) any one of a class of organometallic sandwich compounds of the general formula M(C5H5)2, where M is a metal atom See ferrocene

  • Metalloenzyme

    metalloenzyme me·tal·lo·en·zyme (mĭ-tāl’ō-ěn’zīm) n. An enzyme having a metal, usually an ion, linked to its protein component.

  • Metallograph

    [muh-tal-uh-graf, -grahf] /məˈtæl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun 1. a microscope for observing the microstructure of metals.

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