andro-

andro-

a combining form meaning “male,” used in the formation of compound words: androsterone.
Also, andr-.


Origin:
< Greek andró(s), genitive of anḗr man; akin to Sanskrit nar-, Albanian njerí person, Latin Nero Nero

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andro- or (before a vowel) andr-
 
combining form
1.  male; masculine: androsterone
2.  (in botany) stamen or anther: androecium
 
[from Greek anēr (genitive andros) man]
 
andr- or (before a vowel) andr-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek anēr (genitive andros) man]

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andro-
from Gk. andro-, comb. form of aner (gen. andros) "man, male" (see anthropo-).
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andro- or andr-
pref.
Male; masculine: androgen.

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