CPER: explanation of abbreviations, prefixes (English, Greek, Latin) and acronyms concerning overall site.
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a.k.a. = also known as ...
A.k.a. is used to introduce synonyms, pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, maiden names, etc. (Compare f.k.a. for "formerly known as".)
Ad = "At", "Regarding", "With regard to".
is the abbreviation for the imperative singular form of the Latin
chp. = "Chapter".
is a section of a book or a group of lessons in
example: 'chp.5' means 'Chapter 5'.
CSRS = Cybernetic Survival / Reproduction Strategies.
DNA = Deoxyribonucleic acid.
DNA is a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions used in the development and functioning of all known living organisms.
e.g. = "for example", "for instance", "example given".
Abbreviation of Latin exemplī grātiā.
Epi = "over, outside of, around, on top of".
Epi- is used as a prefix before some English words.
The prefix epi- is derived from the ancient Greek word epi (επί-) meaning "over, outside of, around, on top of".