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a combining form meaning “having the form of”:
Origin of -form
From the Latin suffix -fōrmis Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -form


combining form
having the shape or form of or resembling: cruciform, vermiform
Word Origin
from New Latin -formis, from Latin, from fōrmaform
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-form in Medicine

-form suff.
Having the form of: plexiform.

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