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pan- comb. form of Gr. pâs, n. pân all, used freely in Gr. with adjs. in the sense ‘wholly, completely, of all, by all’, and less freq. with sbs. meaning ‘all’, ‘complete’ (cf. PANACEA, PANCREAS, PANDECT, PANOPLY, etc.); extensively used in later XIX to express the notion of universality in political or religious activities, as Pan-African, Pan-Anglican, Panslavism.

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pan- (pant(o)-) combining form denoting all; every: hence (in medicine) affecting all parts of an organ or the body; generalized.

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pan-

pan- From the Greek pan, pas, meaning ‘all’, a prefix meaning ‘of universal application’.

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