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Auxo

[ awk-soh ]
/ ˈɔk soʊ /
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noun Classical Mythology.
one of the Graces worshiped at Athens.
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Other definitions 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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Medical definitions for Auxo

auxo-

pref.
Increase:auxotroph.
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