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chlor-1

1.
a combining form meaning “green,” used in the formation of compound words:
chlorine.
Also, especially before a consonant, chloro-1 .
Origin
combining form of Greek chlōrós light green, greenish yellow; akin to yellow, gold, gleam

chlor-2

1.
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which chlorine is present:
chloramine.
Also, especially before a consonant, chloro-2 .
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British Dictionary definitions for chlor-

chlor-

combining form
1.
a variant of chloro-

chloro-

combining form
1.
indicating the colour green: chlorophyll
2.
chlorine: chloroform
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chlor- in Medicine

chlor- pref.
Variant of chloro-.

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