chorio-

chorio-

a combining form meaning “chorion,” “choroid,” used in the formation of compound words: chorioallantois.
Also, chori-.


Origin:
combining form representing Greek chórion

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chorio- pref.

  1. Chorion: chorioadenoma.

  2. Choroid coat: chorioretinitis.

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