pancreato-

pancreato-

a combining form representing pancreas, in compound words: pancreatotomy.
Also, especially before a vowel, pancreat-.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek pankreat- (stem of pánkreas); see -o-

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pancreato- or pancreat-
pref.
pancreas: pancreatolith.

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