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oro-1

1.
a combining form meaning “mountain,” used in the formation of compound words:
orography.
Origin
< Greek, combining form of óros

oro-2

1.
a combining form meaning “mouth,” used in the formation of compound words:
oropharynx.
Origin
combining form representing Latin ōs, stem ōr-
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British Dictionary definitions for oro-

oro-1

combining form
1.
mountain: orogeny, orography
Word Origin
from Greek oros

oro-2

combining form
1.
oral; mouth: oromaxillary
Word Origin
from Latin, from ōs
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Word Origin and History for oro-

word-forming element meaning "mountain," from Greek oros "mountain" (see oread).

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oro- in Medicine

oro- pref.
Mouth: oronasal.

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