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platy-

1.
a combining form meaning “flat,” “broad,” used in the formation of compound words:
platyhelminth.
Also, plat-.
Origin
combining form representing Greek platýs; see flat1
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British Dictionary definitions for platy-

platy-

combining form
1.
indicating something flat: platyhelminth
Word Origin
from Greek platus flat
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platy- in Medicine

platy- pref.
Flat: platyhelminth.

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