pleo-

pleo-

a combining form meaning “more,” used in the formation of compound words: pleomorphism.
Also, pleio-, plio-.


Origin:
combining form representing Greek pleíōn more (comparative of polýs; see poly-); see -o-

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pleo-
 
combining form
a variant of plio- : pleochroism; pleomorphism

plio-, pleo- or pleio-
 
combining form
greater in size, extent, degree, etc; more: Pliocene
 
[from Greek pleiōn more, from polus much, many]
 
pleo-, pleo- or pleio-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek pleiōn more, from polus much, many]
 
pleio-, pleo- or pleio-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek pleiōn more, from polus much, many]

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pleo- or pleio-
pref.
More: pleocytosis.

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