metro- Unabridged


a combining form meaning “uterus,” used in the formation of compound words: metrorrhagia.
Also, especially before a vowel, metr-.

combining form representing Greek mḗtra womb


a combining form representing metropolis, or metropolitan, in compound words: metroflight; metroland; Metroliner. Unabridged
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metro- or (before a vowel) metr-1
combining form
indicating the uterus: metrorrhagia
[from Greek mētra womb]
metr- or (before a vowel) metr-1
combining form
[from Greek mētra womb]

combining form
indicating a measure: metronome
[from Greek metron measure]

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metro- or metr-
Uterus: metritis.

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