baro-

baro-

a combining form meaning “pressure,” used in the formation of compound words: barograph.

Origin:
combining form of Greek báros weight; akin to Sanskrit guru, Latin gravis, Gothic kaurus heavy

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baro-
 
combining form
indicating weight or pressure: barometer
 
[from Greek baros weight; related to Latin gravis heavy]

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baro- or bar-
pref.
weight; pressure: baroreceptor.

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