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Auxo

[awk-soh]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. one of the Graces worshiped at Athens.

auxo-

  1. a combining form meaning “growth,” “increase,” used in the formation of compound words: auxochrome.
Also especially before a vowel, aux-.

Origin of auxo-

< Greek aúx(ein) to grow, increase (variant of auxánein) + -o-
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auxo in Medicine

auxo-

pref.
  1. Increase:auxotroph.
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