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organo-

1.
a combining form of Greek origin used, with the meaning “organ (of the body),” “musical instrument,” or as a combining form of organic in the formation of compound words:
organology; organosilicon.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of órganon organ
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British Dictionary definitions for organo

organo-

combining form
1.
(in biology or medicine) indicating an organ or organs: organogenesis
2.
(in chemistry) indicating a compound containing an organic group: organometallic, organosulphur, organophosphate
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organo in Medicine

organo- or organ-
pref.

  1. Organ: organotrophic.

  2. Organic: organomercurial.

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