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Auxo

[awk-soh] /ˈɔk soʊ/
noun, Classical Mythology
1.
one of the Graces worshiped at Athens.

auxo-

1.
a combining form meaning “growth,” “increase,” used in the formation of compound words:
auxochrome.
Also, especially before a vowel, aux-.
Origin
< Greek aúx(ein) to grow, increase (variant of auxánein) + -o-
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Auxo in Medicine

auxo- or aux-
pref.
Increase: auxotroph.

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