ileo-

ileo-

a combining form representing ileum, in compound words: ileostomy.
Also, especially before a vowel, ile-.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin

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ileo- or (before a vowel) ile-
 
combining form
indicating the ileum: ileostomy
 
ile- or (before a vowel) ile-
 
combining form

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ileo- pref.
Ileum: ileotomy.

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