organo

organo-

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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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- or organ-
pref.

  1. Organ: organotrophic.

  2. Organic: organomercurial.

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