kineto-

kineto-

a combining form with the meanings “movement,” “movable,” “moving,” used in the formation of compound words: kinetograph; kinetosome.

Origin:
< Greek kīnēt(ós) movable (equivalent to kīnē-, verbid stem of kīneîn to move + -tos adj. suffix) + -o-

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kineto- pref.
movement: kinetoplast.

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