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auxo-

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  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-

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  1. Increase:auxotroph.
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