cardio-


a combining form meaning “heart,” used in the formation of compound words: cardiogram.

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Also especially before a vowel, cardi-.

Origin of cardio-

<Greek kardio-, combining form of kardía
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British Dictionary definitions for cardio-

cardio-

before a vowel cardi-


combining form

heartcardiogram

Word Origin for cardio-

from Greek kardia heart
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Medical definitions for cardio-

cardio-

pref.

Heart:cardiovascular.
Cardia:cardiodiosis.
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