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amylo-

1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for amylo

amylo-

combining form
1.
indicating starch: amylolysis, amylase
Word Origin
from Latin: amylum
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amylo in Medicine

amylo- or amyl-
pref.
Starch: amylose.

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