cen-, ceno-, caen-, caeno-, cain-, caino-, kain-, kaino- +

(Greek: new, recent, fresh)

Caenogaea, Cainogea, Kainogaea
1. A zoogeographical region which includes the Nearctic, Palearctic, and Oriental regions.
2. Etymology: Greek kainos, "recent" and gaia, "earth".
caenogenesis, cenogenesis
1. Embryonic development in which the appearance of new features occurs as an adaptive response to environmental conditions.
2. The development by an embryo, fetus, or larva of organs or body parts that are lost in adult life.
caenogenetic, cenogenetic
1. Of recent origin.
2. Characterized by recent origins or development.
caenozoic, cenozoic
Belonging to the most recent division of geological time, including the tertiary, or "Age of Mammals", and the Quaternary, or "Age of Man".
cainophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An exaggerated fear of novelty or newness in general: Many people feel secure in their lives by doing things in the same ways and places every day and so they have cainophobia or atychiphobia when they are required to do any thing in a different way than what is normal for them.
cainozoic, cenozoic
Noting or pertaining to the present era, beginning 65 million years ago and characterized by the ascendancy of mammals.
cenopsychic (adjective)
A reference to a new or recent appearance in mental development.
cenotomania, cainotomania, kainotomania
An abnormal love for, or morbid impulses towards, new or fresh situations, objects, places, or activities.
cenotophobia, cainotophobia (s) (noun); cenotophobias, cainotophobias (pl)
A pathological aversion to new things and new ideas: There are those who are affected by cenotophobia because they prefer to continue with their satisfactory living conditions and situations and they don't want anything to change.
1. The youngest, or most recent, of the eras or major subdivisions of geologic time; extending from the end of the Mesozoic Era to the present.
2. The most recent era of geologic time, beginning about 65 million years ago, during which modern plants and animals evolved.
1. The epoch of geologic time, 55 million to 38 million years ago, during which the ancestors of many modern animals appeared.
2. Etymology: from Greek eos, "dawn" + Greek kainos, "new".
kainophobia, kainolophobia
The fear of anything new or novel.
kainophobia, kainotophobia, cainophobia, cainotophobia
An excessive fear of anything new or of change.

Cross references of word families related to: "new, recent": ne-, neo-; nov-, novo-.