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cerato-

  1. variant of cerat- before a consonant: ceratosaur.
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British Dictionary definitions for cerato-

cerato-

before a vowel cerat-

combining form
  1. denoting horn or a hornlike partceratodus
  2. anatomy denoting the cornea
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Also: kerato-

Word Origin

from Greek kerat-, keras horn
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Word Origin and History for cerato-

word-forming element meaning "horn," from Latinized comb. form of Greek keras "horn" (see kerato-).

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

cerato- in Medicine

cerato-

pref.
  1. Variant ofkerato-