Meaning of PAN- in English


combining form

or pano-

Etymology: Greek, from pan, neuter of pas all, every; akin to Sanskrit śaśvat all, every, śvayati he swells — more at cave


a. : all : completely

pan cyclopedic

pano phobia

pan cultural

pan sexualism

pan genesis

pan telegraph

b. often capitalized : all of a (specified) group — usually joined to the second element with a hyphen

pan -sectarian

Pan -Asian

Pan -Slavism

2. : whole : general

pan atrophy

pan carditis

pan hysterectomy

pan esthesia

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