chole-

Also especially before a vowel, chol-.

Origin of chole-

combining form of Greek cholḗ bile; akin to chlor-1
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British Dictionary definitions for chole-

chole-

before a vowel chol-

combining form
  1. indicating bile or gallcholesterol

Word Origin for chole-

from Greek kholē
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chole- in Medicine

chole-

pref.
  1. Bile:choleperitoneum.
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