Definitions for "Metathesis"
Transposition, as of the letters or syllables of a word; as, pistris for pristis; meagre for meager.
a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
A phonological change in which two adjacent phonemes switch their order.
Keywords:  parabo, lat, anions, cations, exchange
A procedure by which two substances exchange anions or cations.
Exchange of places by two sounds, eg Lat PARABO A Sp pa ab.
Keywords:  morbid, mere, substance, removal, place
A mere change in place of a morbid substance, without removal from the body.
The act, process, or result of exchange, substitution, or replacement of atoms and radicals; thus, by metathesis an acid gives up all or part of its hydrogen, takes on an equivalent amount of a metal or base, and forms a salt.
a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)