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a combining form representing colon2 in compound words: colostomy.

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Also especially before a vowel, col-.

Definition for colo- (2 of 2)

Colo.

abbreviation

Colorado.
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British Dictionary definitions for colo- (1 of 2)

colo-

before a vowel col-


combining form

indicating the coloncolostomy; colotomy

British Dictionary definitions for colo- (2 of 2)

Colo.

abbreviation for

Colorado
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for colo-

colo-

pref.

Colon:colostomy.
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