Definition of Trans-

1. Prefix. across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of ¹



2. Prefix. (chemistry) describing a compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Trans-

1. 1. Prefix denoting across, through, beyond; opposite of cis-. 2. In genetics, denoting the location of two genes on opposite chromosomes of a homologous pair. 3. In organic chemistry, a form of geometric isomerism in which the atoms attached to two carbon atoms, joined by double bonds, are located on opposite sides of the molecule. 4. In biochemistry, a prefix to a group name in an enzyme name or a reaction denoting transfer of that group from one compound to another; e.g., transformylase (transfers a formyl group), transpeptidation. Origin: L. Trans, through, across (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trans-

tranquillities
tranquillity
tranquillityite
tranquillization
tranquillize
tranquillized
tranquillizer
tranquillizers
tranquillizes
tranquillizing
tranquillizingly
tranquilly
tranquilness
tranquilnesses
trans- (current term)
trans-2-hydroxybenzylidenepyruvate hydratase-aldolase
trans-3-chloroacrylic acid dehalogenase
trans-4-coumaroyl esterase
trans-Alaska pipeline
trans-Atlantic
trans-Golgi reticulum
trans-Neptunian
trans-Neptunian object
trans-Neptunian objects
trans-acting
trans-activation (genetics)
trans-activators
trans-bronchial biopsy
trans-continental

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