a combining form meaning “male,” used in the formation of compound words: androsterone.
Words nearby andro-
Origin of andro-
< Greek andró(s), genitive of anḗr man; akin to Sanskrit nar-, Albanian njerí person, Latin Nero Nero
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British Dictionary definitions for andro-
before a vowel andr-
(in botany) stamen or antherandroecium
Word Origin for andro-
from Greek anēr (genitive andros) man
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Medical definitions for andro-
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