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a combining form meaning “heavens,” used in the formation of compound words:
uranography; uranometry.
Also, especially before a vowel, uran-.
Origin of urano-
< Greek, combining form of ouranós heavens, heaven Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for urano-


combining form
denoting the heavens: uranography
Word Origin
from Greek ouranos
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urano- in Medicine

urano- pref.
Hard palate: uranoplasty.

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