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Origin of chilo-1
Words nearby chilo-
Definition for chilo- (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT USE CHILO-
What does chilo- mean?
This use of chilo- comes from the Greek cheîlos, meaning “lip.”
What are variants of chilo-?
Examples of chilo-
Chilotomy, meaning “an incision into the lip,” is one example of a medical term that features the combining form chilo-.
As we know, chilo- means “lip.” The second part of the word, -tomy, means “cutting, incision.” Chilotomy literally translates to “lip cutting.”
What are some words that use the combining form chilo- to mean “lip”?
What are some other forms that chilo- may be commonly confused with?