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ancylo-

  1. a combining form meaning “hook,” “joint,” used in the formation of technical terms: ancylostomiasis.
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Origin of ancylo-

combining form representing Greek ankýlos crooked, curved, equivalent to ánk(os) bend (cognate with Latin uncus bent, angle2) + -ylos adjective-forming suffix
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ancylo- in Medicine

ancylo-

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  1. Variant ofankylo-
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