orchido-

orchido-

a combining form used, with the meaning “orchid,” “testicle,” in the formation of compound words: orchidology; orchidotomy.
Also, orchi-, orchid-.


Origin:
orchid- (erroneously taken as stem of Greek órchis orchis; cf. orchid) + -o-

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orchido- or orchid-
pref.
Testis: orchidectomy.

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