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allo-

1.
a combining form meaning “other,” used in the formation of compound words (allotrope) and in chemistry to denote the more stable of two geometric isomers.
Also (except in chemistry), especially before a vowel, all-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of állos other; cognate with Latin alius, else

allo.

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British Dictionary definitions for allo

allo-

combining form
1.
indicating difference, variation, or opposition: allopathy, allomorph, allophone, allonym
Word Origin
from Greek allos other, different
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Word Origin and History for allo

allo-

word-forming element meaning "other," from Greek allo-, comb. form of allos "other, different" (see alias (adv.)).

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allo in Medicine

allo- or all-
pref.

  1. Other; different: allotransplantation.

  2. Isomeric: allomorphism.

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Related Abbreviations for allo

allo

allegro
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