|Prefix/Suffix||Meaning and remarks|
|TM Ø||Tinctura Mater (Mother Tincture) Ø = Theta which is the 8th letter of the Greek alphabet and denotes a 1:10 dilution. The orthodox abbreviation for a tincture is Tr.|
|D or X||Dilutions made on the decimal scale i.e., 1:10. The 'D' is taken from the metric prefix meaning one tenth (1/10). The 'X' is taken from the Roman numeral meaning 10 and was introduced by Constantine Hering.|
|C or c||The 'C' was taken from the Roman numeral meaning 100 and the lower case 'c' from the metric scale meaning one hundredth (1/100). See Table 5-16A.|
|CM|| Roman numerals i.e., C = 100 M = 1000 |
Homeopathic meaning 1:100,000 One hundredth millesimal.
|LM sometimes |
as 0/1 , 0/2, etc.
| Roman numerals again i.e., L =50 LM = 50,000 |
Homeopathic meaning 1:50,000 The 50th millesimal.
|MM||Roman numerals, Homeopathic meaning 1:1000,000 Thousandth millesimal|
|M||Millesimal meaning 1:000|
|H||Hahnemann's method of potentisation|
|K||A method of potentisation which was introduced by a Russian General by the name of von Korsakoff in 1829, probably as a labor saving method. However, it produces inacuracies against the Hahnemannian method, so a question mark hangs over it.|