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carbo-

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  1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which carbon is present: carbohydrate.
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Also especially before a vowel, carb-.
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British Dictionary definitions for carbo-

carbo-

before a vowel carb-

combining form
  1. carboncarbohydrate; carbonate
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Word Origin and History for carbo-

before vowels carb-, comb. form meaning "Carbon," abstracted 1810 from carbon.

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carbo- in Medicine

carbo-

pref.
  1. Carbon:carbohydrate.
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