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a combining form representing amylum in compound words: amylolysis.
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Also especially before a vowel, amyl-.

Origin of amylo-

Combining form of Greek ámylon starch, noun use of neuter of ámylos not milled (a-a-6 + mýl(ē) mill + -os adj. suffix)
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British Dictionary definitions for amylo-

amylo-

before a vowel amyl-


combining form
indicating starchamylolysis; amylase

Word Origin for amylo-

from Latin: amylum
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Medical definitions for amylo-

amylo-

pref.
Starch:amylose.
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