stylo

stylo-

1
a combining form representing style, or styloid, in the formation of compound words: stylography.
Also, styli-; especially before a vowel, styl-.


Origin:
combining form representing Latin stilus. See stylus, -o-

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stylo-

2
a combining form meaning “column,” “pillar,” “tube,” used in the formation of compound words: stylolite.
Also, styli-; especially before a vowel, styl-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of stŷlos pillar

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stylo- or (before a vowel) styl-
 
combining form
1.  (in biology) a style: stylopodium
2.  indicating a column or point: stylobate; stylograph
 
[from Greek stulos column]
 
styl- or (before a vowel) styl-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek stulos column]

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stylo- or styl-
pref.
Styloid; styloid process: stylohyal.

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