mes-


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mes-

pref.
Variant of meso-.

mes-

combining form
a variant of meso-: mesarch; mesencephalon; mesenteron.

meso-

a combining form meaning “middle”: mesoderm. Also, esp. before a vowel, mes-.
[comb. form representing Greek mésos middle, in the middle; akin to Latin medius; see mid1]
References in classic literature ?
Although she may not be aware of it, she is an instrument of God, bearing the mes- sage of truth.
For a long time my brother stared out of the window in blank astonishment, watching the policemen hammering at door after door, and delivering their incomprehensible mes- sage.
The invention of the telephone taught the Genie of Electricity to do better than to carry mes- sages in the sign language of the dumb.