trans etymology

English word trans comes from Latin trans (Across, beyond.)

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Detailed word origin of trans

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
trans Latin (lat) Across, beyond.
trans English (eng) (rare, social sciences) To cross from one side to another of (gender, sex or something in that vein). (chemistry) In (or constituting, forming, or describing) a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the opposite side of the bond.. (cytology) Of the side of the Golgi apparatus farther from the endoplasmic reticulum.

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