Meta is a prefix that means transcending, more comprehensive or a higher
level of abstraction.
The prefix 'meta-' comes from the Greek
preposition and prefix 'μετα-', which meant "after", "beside", "with", "among",
"beyond", "adjacent" and "self".
Metaphysics is an abstract theory with no basis in reality.
Metalanguage is a language operating on a higher level to describe
properties of the plain language.
Metamorphosis is a transformation into a different physical form.
Metastasis is a pathogenic agent's spread from an initial or primary site to
a different or secondary site within the host's body.
Metaverse. In colloquial
usage, a "metaverse" is a
network of 3D virtual worlds
focused on social connection.
science fiction, the "metaverse"
is a hypothetical iteration of
the Internet as a single,
universal, and immersive virtual
world that is facilitated by the
use of virtual reality and
augmented reality headsets.