algo-


a combining form meaning “pain,” used in the formation of compound words: algophobia.

Nearby words

  1. algiers,
  2. algin,
  3. algin fiber,
  4. alginate,
  5. alginic acid,
  6. algodystrophy,
  7. algogenic,
  8. algoid,
  9. algol,
  10. algolagnia

Origin of algo-

combining form representing Greek álgos

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British Dictionary definitions for algo-

algo-

combining form

denoting painalgometer; algophobia

Word Origin for algo-

from Greek algos pain

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Medicine definitions for algo-

algo-

pref.

Pain:algophobia.

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