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  1. a combining form meaning “uterus”:


    Category: Affix

    Ref: Also, esp. before a vowel, hyster-.

Origin of hystero-:

< Gk, comb. form repr. hystéra


  1. hystero-(Prefix)

    Of or pertaining to the uterus (womb).

  2. hystero-(Prefix)

    Of or pertaining to hysteria.

  3. Origin: From ὑστερά. Confer the Latin hystericus and Ancient Greek ὑστερικός.


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