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metallo-

1.
a combining form representing metal, in compound words:
metallography.
Also, metalli-; especially before a vowel, metall-.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of métallon
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British Dictionary definitions for metallo

metallo-

combining form
1.
denoting metal: metallography, metalloid, metallurgy
Word Origin
from Greek metallon
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metallo in Medicine

metallo- or metall-
pref.
Metal: metalloenzyme.

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