pseudo-, pseud-

(Greek: false, deception, lying, untrue, counterfeit; used as a prefix)

A descriptive reference to a false or fictitious name; especially, one which is assumed by an author.
A word derived from pseudonym, meaning a "false name", and which describes a condition of disguised identity resulting from the use of a pseudonym.
1. Using, or identified by, an assumed, false, or fictitious (often pen) name.
2. Writing, or written, under a fictitious name.
1. A descriptive term for anyone using, or identified by, an assumed, false, or fictitious writing name.
2. A reference to writing, or that which is written, under a fictitious name.
1. An object or organism that resembles or is mistaken for a parasite.
2. A false parasite; which may be either a commensal or a temporary parasite (the latter being an organism accidentally ingested and surviving briefly in the intestine).
An archegonium-investing envelope of certain liveworts.
Appearing to originate from the pericardium.
A neurotic symptom complex resembling peritonitis.
An intraocular lens of inert plastic placed in the anterior chamber of the eye, behind the iris, or clipped to the iris after cataract extraction.
An eye in which the natural lens is replaced with an intraocular lens.
A noninflammatory circumscribed redness of the skin.
Suicide disguised as murder.
pseudophotesthesia (s) (noun), pseudophotesthesias (pl)
The production of a sensation of light or color by a stimulus to another sense organ, such as of hearing, taste, or touch: When Ingrid sees light glaring on the surface of a stream, she always gets a sense of pseudophotesthesia, as if the sun were shining brightly in her face.
pseudoplankton (s) (noun), pseudoplankton; pseudoplanktons (pl)
Small living creatures attached to drifting debris or vegetation: Pseudoplankton secure themselves to floating flora or to fragments in the water and are thus considered part of the plankton.