steno-

steno-

a combining form meaning “narrow,” “close,” used in the formation of compound words: stenopetalous.

Origin:
< Greek stenós

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steno- or (before a vowel) sten-
 
combining form
indicating narrowness or contraction: stenography; stenosis
 
[from Greek stenos narrow]
 
sten- or (before a vowel) sten-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek stenos narrow]

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steno- pref.
Narrow; small: stenothorax.

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