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a combining form with the meanings “movement,” “movable,” “moving,” used in the formation of compound words:
kinetograph; kinetosome.
Origin of kineto-
< Greek kīnēt(ós) movable (equivalent to kīnē-, verbid stem of kīneîn to move + -tos adj. suffix) + -o- Unabridged
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Word Origin and History for kineto-

word-forming element meaning "motion," from Greek kineto-, comb. form of kinetos (see kinetic).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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kineto- in Medicine

kineto- pref.
Movement: kinetoplast.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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