Amylo

amylo-

a combining form representing amylum, in compound words: amylolysis.
Also, especially before a vowel, amyl-.


Origin:
combining form of Greek ámylon starch, noun use of neuter of ámylos not milled (a- a-6 + mýl(ē) mill + -os adj. suffix)

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amylo- or (before a vowel) amyl-
 
combining form
indicating starch: amylolysis; amylase
 
[from Latin: amylum]
 
amyl- or (before a vowel) amyl-
 
combining form
 
[from Latin: amylum]

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amylo- or amyl-
pref.
Starch: amylose.

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