poly-

(Greek: many, much; excessive; abnormal amount, profuse, ample, large quantity; multiple, abundant, numerous)

Don’t confuse this poly- with another -poly which means “to sell”.

polycentricity
polycheiria, polychiria
Having more than two hands.
polychemotherapy
The use of several chemotherapeutic agents in a treatment schedule.
polychondritis
Inflammation involving many cartilages of the body.
polychore
Distribution with more than one agent; such as, fruit from the same plant that is adapted to wind and animals.
polychorous
polychory
polychromatic
1. Exhibiting many colors.
2. Decorated with many or varied colors.
polychromatist
Someone who practices the art of using many or various colors in painting, architecture, etc.
polychromic
polychromy
Having a variety of colors; multicolored.
polychronicon
A chronicle of many events or periods.
polycinematosomnography (s) (noun), polycinematosomnographies (pl)
1. A procedure or method of recording movements of a person while he or she is asleep: Because Susan had serious problems sleeping through the night, the doctor decided to check up on her body motions during the night, so he arranged to have a polycinematosomnography performed.
2. Etymology: from Greek polys, "many, much" + Greek  cinema, "move, motion" + Latin som, "sleep" + Greek graphein, "record, written description".
polyclonal
1. Of a population of organisms, comprising many clones.
2. Of a population of cells, comprising several cell lines of separate origins.
polyclonality
Of or pertaining to the products of cell lines.

Related topics utilizing this poly- prefix: Polysemy and Polysemous and Polygamy Sections.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving word units meaning "more, plentiful, fullness, excessive, over flowing": copi-; exuber-; hyper-; multi-; opulen-; ple-; pleio-; plethor-; super-; total-; ultra-; undu-.