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  1. a combining form with the meanings “organ of the body,”“organic”:

    organogenesis; organophosphate.

    Category: Affix

Origin of organo-:

< Gk órganonorgan


  1. organo-(Prefix)

    Used to form words relating to organs of the body

  2. organo-(Prefix)

    Used in chemistry to form adjectives and nouns describing compounds in which an organic group is attached to an inorganic element or grouping (sometimes hyphenated)


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