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deca-

[′dek·ə]
(science and technology)
A prefix denoting 10.
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Gwynne Lyons, a Norwich, England-based advisor to the World Wildlife Fund-Europe, says that the recent vote "should only be seen as the first skirmish in what will be a long battle on deca- and octa- [forms of PBDEs].
Numerous independent scientific studies from around the world have consistently drawn the conclusion that the use of Deca- BDE does not pose a health risk.