tetra-, tetr-

(Greek: four; a number used as a prefix)

tetramastia, tetramazia (s) (nouns); tetramastias, tetramazias (pl)
A condition characterized by the presence, normal or abnormal, of four breasts or mammary glands: There are some animals that have tetramastias; however, it is extremely unusual for a human to have them.
tetramastigote
1. Having four flagella.
2. An organism having four flagella (whips or long, threadlike appendages, especially whip-like extensions of certain cells or unicellular organisms that function as organs of locomotion).
tetramastrous
Exhibiting tetramastia or four breasts on one person.
tetrameter
tetramorph
1. In Christian art, the union of the four attributes of the evangelists in one figure, winged, and standing on winged fiery wheels, the wings being covered with eyes.
2. The union of the four attributes of the Evangelists in one figure, which is represented as winged, and standing on winged fiery wheels, the wings being covered with eyes.
tetramorphic
A reference to having four different forms.
tetramorphism
Characterized by displaying four different forms.
tetramorphy
An arrangement of four different elements, shapes, or forms.
tetrandrous
tetrandrous, tetrandrious, tetrandrin
In botany, having four equal stamens.
tetranophthalmos, tetraophthalmus, tetrophthalmos, tetrophthalmus
An individual with four eyes.
tetraonine: grouse
A reference to grouse and ptarmigans.
tetraparesis
Muscular weakness of all four extremities.
tetraperomelia
A severe malformation of all four limbs.
tetrapetalous
Having four petals.

Cross references of word families that are related, partially or totally, to: "four, fourth": quadri-; quatr-; tessara-.