Auxo

[ awk-soh ]
/ ˈɔk soʊ /

noun Classical Mythology.

one of the Graces worshiped at Athens.

Definition for auxo (2 of 2)

auxo-


a combining form meaning “growth,” “increase,” used in the formation of compound words: auxochrome.
Also especially before a vowel, aux-.

Origin of auxo-

< Greek aúx(ein) to grow, increase (variant of auxánein) + -o-
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Medicine definitions for auxo

auxo-


pref.

Increase:auxotroph.
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