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a combining form meaning “eye,” “ocular,” used in the formation of compound words:
Also, especially before a vowel, ocul-.
Origin of oculo-
combining form of Latin oculus eye; see -o- Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for oculo-


combining form
indicating the eye: oculomotor
Word Origin
from Latin oculus eye
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oculo- in Medicine

oculo- pref.
Eye; ocular: oculomotor.

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