carpo-

carpo-

1
a combining form meaning “fruit,” “fruiting body,” used in the formation of compound words: carpophore; carpogonium.

Origin:
< Greek karpo-, combining form of karpós fruit

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carpo-

2
a combining form meaning “wrist,” used in the formation of compound words: carpometacarpal.

Origin:
< Greek karpós wrist

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carpo-1
 
combining form
(in botany) indicating fruit or a reproductive structure that develops into part of the fruit: carpophore; carpogonium
 
[from Greek karpos fruit]

carpo-2
 
combining form
carpus or carpal bones: carpometacarpus

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