entero-

entero-

a combining form meaning “intestine,” used in the formation of compound words: enterology.
Also, especially before a vowel, enter-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of énteron intestine

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entero- or (before a vowel) enter-
 
combining form
indicating an intestine: enterovirus; enteritis
 
[from New Latin, from Greek enteron intestine]
 
enter- or (before a vowel) enter-
 
combining form
 
[from New Latin, from Greek enteron intestine]

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entero-
before vowels enter-; comb. form of Gk. enteron intestine.
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entero- or enter-
pref.
Intestine: enteritis.

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